Lucky Imasuen, ex-deputy governor, others dump PDP for APC


Governor Adams Oshiomhole receiving PDP defectors
The rank of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Edo State was Saturday depleted further, as a former Deputy Governor of the State, Mr. Lucky Imasuen, State Deputy Chairman of the Party, Chief Christopher Adesotu, a former member of House of Representatives and Deputy Governorship candidate of the party in the 2012 Governorship election, John Abolagba, all dumped the party for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The defection ceremony which held at the Urokpota Hall, located at the Ring Road in Benin, made the day a very bad one for the PDP, as over 5,000 other party stalwarts also followed their leaders to the APC.
Lucky Imasuen who spoke on behalf of others at the ceremony, said it was no longer news that the Peoples Democratic Party has fallen apart.
“Many people have asked me why do you want to join the Comrade Governor? If you wrestle with somebody for so long and you are not able to defeat the person, won’t you join the person? I passed Airport Road, my mother is at Ogida market, I attended Agbado Primary School; Adolo College is in my neighbourhood, I pass Akpakpava road everyday and I see the work the governor has done there.
“Have you been to Edo central and Edo North? My message to my few brothers and sisters left in the PDP; this train will not miss us. The first one is taking off today at the Kings Square and I am joining it with my friends and brothers and I appeal to you that in the next few months the remaining ones that are viable will joining this train to help build a formidable APC that the Comrade Governor has built.
“We are going to take part in the glory of the governor. Everything he has done …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper