The political structure of the All Progressive Congress in Akwa Ibom State collapsed on Wednesday during the Mop Up Rally of Peoples Democratic party (PDP) as several party leaders formally dumped the party with barely three days to the elections.
The epochal event which took place at the Uyo Township Stadium saw exodus defection of of key political juggernauts of the APC and chieftains with key positions in the Nsima Ekere, the APC gubernatorial candidate’s Campagin Organisation structure.
The APC candidate for Etinan Federal Constituency of Feburary 23, 2019 Obong Dan Akpan who lost to the PDP candidate, Rt. Hon. (Barr.) Onofiok Luke also cross carpeted during the sensitization gathering.
Other key heavyweights of the APC family who joined the ruling party in the State yesterday were; Rt. Hon. Saviour Udo, Chieftain and former member, House of Representatives, Dr Etido Ibekwe, Former House of Assembly member, Essien Udim, Rt. Hon.Efefiong Antigha, former member of StateHouse of Assembly and Arc. Essien Nkanga, former Local Government Chairman.
Others were; Elder Ime Umoh, Hon George Uya, Obonganwan Arit Udonwa, an astute politician and Woman Leader, Apostle Ikon John, Zonal Chairman, APC and 40 others.