By Our Reporter,

As the 2019 general elections continue to gather momentum in Akwa Ibom state, no fewer than five members of the People’s Democratic Party in the State House of Assembly have concluded plans to join the main opposition All Progressives Congress, APC.

Our paper gathered authoritatively that those who are also set to defect to the APC in the state are about eleven council chairmen who were elected December last year on the platform of the PDP.

One of the defecting PDP lawmakers from Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District who dropped the hint recently while playing host to the 2019 APC candidate from his state constituency also said that he was in talks with Commissioners and Special Advisers and Assistants in Governor Udom Emmanuel’s cabinet.

Our respondent who did not wish to be named said “There is no point pretending; APC is taking over Akwa Ibom state and I cannot afford to be left behind that is why I have to ensure that I identify with my incoming House Member who will succeed me in few months time…”

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