A former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Tiwei Orunimiye has led over 98 leaders and 5000 members of the opposition APC to the Folks’s Democratic Occasion In Bayelsa State.
Those that defected to the APC on Saturday included a serving lawmaker representing Brass 2 Constituency in the Home of Assembly, Hon. Alfred Watson, President Buhari’s Consultant in Ogbia Native Authorities Space in the 2015 elections, Chief Orifie Ene, the Chairman of the Bayelsa Waterways, Mr. Akparasia Africa, and 98 leaders of the celebration in the state.
An announcement by the Particular Adviser to the Governor on Media Relations, Mr. FIdelis Soriwei, said that acquired the defected APC Chieftains on the Oxbow Lake Pavillion, Yenagoa, on Saturday.
Governor stated that the newest batch of decampees from the APC signified the loss of life of the celebration in the state.
He burdened that the 98 leaders of the APC led into the PDP by the previous Chairman of the celebration represented the soul of the opposition celebration which gave the PDP a battle for the Governorship of the state in 2015.
He stated that those that defected to the PDP have been the true members of the celebration totally different from the supposed leaders of the celebration whose affect was outstanding solely on the pages of newspapers.
He stated, “We welcome Chief Tiwei Oruminiye, our brother Africa, our member in Home of Assembly, Hon. Alfred Watson, Chief Gita and certainly the 98 leaders and over 5000 members of the APC to the PDP.
“With what has occurred, we’ve got already introduced down the APC in Bayelsa. These are the unique house owners of the APC they usually represented the soul of the APC.
“Theses have been the individuals who engaged us in the battle for the Governorship of the state in 2012. They tried their finest however we have been an excessive amount of for them.
“Though I don’t intend to point out names, I do know that the particular person they labored for ought to be grateful to these folks. In all places we went in the course of the election , these have been the people who we noticed.
“After they have been doing the fraud in Oporoma, these have been the folks we noticed. The APC doesn’t have a life with the defection of those folks to our celebration.”
Governor Dickson promised to make sure that these coming into the PDP from the APC have been handled pretty and given the identical therapy because the members they’re assembly in the celebration.
He referred to as on the few remaining members of the celebration who have been opposed to cultism, violence and have been in the event of Bayelsa to dump the APC which a described as a haven for cultists and violent folks.
He urged all these nursing political ambitions to go about them with out worry of molestation stressing that the celebration below his management was prepared present a degree taking part in floor for all aspirants.
Talking additionally on the occasion, the previous Chairman of the APC, Chief Tiwei Orunimiye, stated that he alongside others introduced the APC to Bayelsa however determined to dump it as a result of its lack of mission and imaginative and prescient.
He described the chief of the celebration in the state, Chief Timipre Silva, as a businessman moderately than a politician.
He criticized Silva’s method and violent disposition to the decision of celebration points from the Stste to the nationwide degree.
The previous APC Chief stated that Bayelsa wouldn’t go for cultism in place of fine and inventive management supplied by Governor Dickson.
He contradicted an alleged declare by Sylva that those that defected to the PDP betrayed him, saying those that left the celebration have been those who engaged the PDP over the past election at Southern Ijaw Native Authorities Space.
He burdened that Sylva may go to courtroom to contest the end result of the final election due to the efforts of the 98 leaders who led their followers into the PDP on Saturday.
The members who got here enmasse to the venue displayed their celebration playing cards which they later tore to shreds.
In his deal with, the State Chairman of the PDP, Chief Moses Cleopas described the APC as celebration that was not solely lifeless in the state however would additionally die on the nationwide degree.
He urged members of the PDP to exploit their management qualities to win elections for the PDP in the state.
NAMES OF DEFECTORS FROM THE ALL PROGRESSIVE CONGRESS (APC). TO THE PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC.( PARTY)
CHIEF TIWE TIMPA ORUMINIGHA
FORMER STATE CHAIRMAN TO THE ALL PROGRESSIVE (APC) BAYELSA STATE CHAPTER.
ALABO GIDEON EKEUWEI
FORMER SECRETARY TO THE BAYELSA STATE GOVERNMENT.
HON. AMANGALA ANI
FORMER SENATOR VICE CHAIRMAN EAST THE PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC PARTY BAYELSA STATE.
GENERAL AFRICANUS UKPARASIA
CHAIRMAN, BAYELSA STATE WATERWAYS SECURITY.
HON. WATSON BELEMOTE
MEMBER BAYELSA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
BARR. MIKE EMIEKUMOR
FORMER LEGAL ADVISER THE PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC PARTY BAYELSA STATE CHAPTER.
CHIEF ALATE MAXWELL
APC CHIEFTAIN NEMBE LGA.
MR. AMIEFAMONYO BRAIDE
APC CHIEFTAIN NEMBE LGA.
MR. WILLIAMS BEREZI
CHAIRMAN UNITED PROGRESSIVE PARTY. ( UPP).
CHIEF YINKORE GITA
APC CHIEFTAIN EKEREMOR LGA.
HON. CLEOPAS JOHN BULL
APC CHIEFTAIN BAYELSA STATE
CHIEF ALFRED AMBROSE AKIERITE
CHAIRMAN ADP BAYELSA STATE.
CHIEF DIEKIVIE OKILOVIE OBOH
APC CHIEFTAIN YENAGOA LGA.
HON. AMAPAMO ZIGE
APC CHIEFTAIN YENAGOA LGA.
COMRADE KENNEDY OLOROGUN
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