Imo minority leader, nine others defect to APC
The Minority Leader of the Imo State House of Assembly, Ekene Nnodimele, has resigned his position.
He equally announced his defection from the All Progressives Grand Alliance to the All progressives Congress.
His letter of resignation and defection was read by the speaker, Collins Chiji, at the ongoing plenary.
Meanwhile, nine lawmakers of the Imo State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, defected to the All Progressives Congress from Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Grand Alliance, and Action Action.
The lawmakers who defected are Authur Egwim (Ideato North) from AA to APC; Chyna Iwuanyanwu(Nwangele), PDP; Chidiebere Ogbunikpa(Okigwe), PDP; Obinna Okwara(Nkwerre), AA; and Paul Emeziem (Onuimo) also from PDP to APC.
Others are Ekene Nnodimele (Orsu) from APGA to APC, Johnson Duru (Ideato South), AA; Ngozi Obiefule (Isu) AA; and Heclus Okorocha (Ohaji/Egbema) from PDP to APC.
The speaker, Collins Chiji, read their letters of defection on Tuesday.
The plenary is currently ongoing.
Details later… Punch