A member, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Joy Emordi, on Wednesday defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni, formally received senator Emordi in a brief ceremony in Abuja.
Sen. Emordi said she was convinced that the future of a prosperous and united Nigeria lies in the APC.
She described the APC leadership as sincerely and genuinely committed to a united Nigeria that has plans for the future generation.
The legislator assured the party of her loyalty and her support to the party, saying, “l assure the party of my loyalty and support and to work for the success of the party.”
Sen. Emordi said “the APC led federal government is working for the South East and this is attracting more PDP members into APC.”
On his part, Buni expressed delight with the decision taken by the PDP board member to contribute to the unity of the country.
He said, “There is need for us to join hands for the political stability and national unity of our dear country.”
He also said the coming of Sen. Emordi and other prominent politicians from the South East into the APC will promote national unity.
“The South east is a strong political block and very crucial to the unity of the country, this will no doubt add to national cohesion” the APC national chairman added.