as Ita Giwa, APC BoT member, ex-envoy, Others join PDP
The All Progressives Congress (APC) , at the Municipal Council grounds in Calabar, has suffered a political tsunami as a former senator and two-time Special Adviser to two Nigeria presidents, Princess Florence Ita- Giwa, returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) along with over five thousand supporters.
Others who also washed their hands off the APC in the state were the former Ambassador to Mali, Amb. Soni Abang, former APC Board of Trustee member, Barr Tony Odey, as well as Senator Patrick Ani and Hon. Ernest Irek among others.
Speaking at the event, Ita-Giwa said she is back in the party to ensure that the turn by turn policy in the state is followed,to sustain democracy without fight while creating opportunities for the younger once to raise their heads.
She said Prof Ben Ayade, has performed well and must be collectively return back to sustain his vision aimed at repositioning Cross River and making it the envy of others.
Receiving the returnees in the presence of the governor, Prof Ben Ayade, the PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, assured them that, the party is for all.He applauded Ayade for his industrialization drive in the state, maintaining that his vision to decouple Cross River from its dependence on federal allocation and creating jobs for the teeming unemployed youths will secure him a second term.
The event witnessed by PDP members including some of the national executive committee of the party as well as its Gubernatorial candidate of from Imo State among others.