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Ekweremadu Clears Air On APC Defection Rumors




The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has moved to deny reports that he wants to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

 Ekweremadu who is currently out of the country, spoke through his media aides who assured his supporters that the senator will remain in the PDP.

Read the statement below

“I am presently out of the country on a prescheduled engagement. In the past 24 hours, I have been inundated with calls from friends and political associates seeking clarification on the rumours of my departure from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which has dominated the media.

“Let it be known that my path in politics is in the hands of the Almighty God, who has indeed been very faithful and gracious to me. I’m very grateful to God for this. My vision in politics is a system that works for everybody, a social and political environment where everybody, every section, and every tribe not only counts, but is also seen to count. As leaders, we must be mindful of this, for any system built on anything less will not endure.

“I am grateful to you – members of my family, my friends, political associates, and admirers across Nigeria and beyond – for your uncommon concern. I am indeed humbled by your kind words of solidarity and support. Please, rest assured that I am still in the PDP”.