Emma Uche dumps APC for LP in Abia
Mazi Emma Uche, a southeast chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Tuesday, declared withdrawal of his membership of the party for the Labour Party (LP) in Abia state.
He defected to LP alongside his close political associates and teeming supporters across all local electoral wards in Arochukwu Local Government Area of the state.
The party chieftain announced the development, while addressing a cross section of journalists on Tuesday.
Mr Uche, a former candidate of the APC during the last local council area elections held in Abia state, cited the persisting and unavoidable internal crisis ravaging the Abia chapter of the All Progressives Congress necessitated before outcomes of the recently-conducted 2023 general elections in most states of the federation including Abia, by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
He regretted that the persisting crisis in the state party chapter has continued to truncate the genuine desire and chances of the APC to win election and form a government in Abia state.
According to him in words: “Otti has the required capacity, ability, competence, and expertises to address myriads of challenges impeding growths of the state; and restore the state on the path of economic greatness. He has demonstrated similar strides in private sector-driven administration and economic investments in the country.
“On these basis, i and my teeming supporters from Arochukwu local government council area, other numerous of APC faithfuls and supporters decided to identify with competence, because the capacity of the new governor-elect is not in doubts, and shall he will replicate immediately the newly elected government formal inaugural event holds on 29th May, 2023.