SENATOR Godswill Akpabio, a former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, has reportedly dumpes the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) the All Progressives Congress.
APC Newspaper on its Twitter handle announced Saturday night: “We can confirm that, HE, Sen (Dr) Godswill Akpabio is a card carrying member of @OfficialAPCNg effective August 4, 2018. @OfficialPDPNig has lost him. Official Reception in days”.
And APC United Kingdom in another tweet set the date for the defection: “Acting President, @ProfOsinbajo accompanied by Senator (Dr ) Ita Enang, and leaders of the APC in Akwa Ibom to formally receive Senator (Dr.) Godswill Akpabio into APC at Ikot Ekpene Stadium on Thursday 9 August, 2018. All lovers of Democracy are cordially invited”.
Recall that some senators and three governors from the APC recently dumppes the party for the PDP.
Akpabio, two-term governor of oil rich Akwa Ibom state, is at present minority leader of the PDP in the senate.
Akpabio’s was also reported to have visited the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in his Lagos home, to seal things up.