Esan west Local Government Area gives PDP Acceptance as APC members defect massively.

Illeh ward 10 of Esan West Local Government Area, came alive this week as PDP party leaders converged to receive a group of defectors from the APC.

On hand to recieve them were the Member representing Esan West, Esan Central and Igueben Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives ,Rt Hon Marcus Onobun ksc, the Executive Chairman Esan West LGA Hon. Collins Aigbogun, Immediate past Member of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Joe Edionwele and other PDP leaders in the council area.

The defectors, who were led by Hon. Egbor a former youth leader in the APC, said they decided to pitch tent with the ruling party PDP, as a result of the many developmental efforts of the Government in the state.

In his remarks to the defectors, Rt Hon Marcus Onobun ksc said during the general elections last year he met with youths and elders alike to seek their support to win ,promising to ensure Illeh gets a better representation and more dividends of democracy.

Rt Hon Marcus Onobun ksc said ,the promises started yielding fruits with the Council Chairman coming from ward 10, which facilitated the construction of a commissioned medical center which has been bequeathed to Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital to manage, emphasizing that there is more to come for Illeh Community.

He advised the defectors to reach out to the few left in APC yet to see the light and come to support the State Government to develop the state and ensure PDP remains in Osadebey’s Avenue.

Similarly the Executive Chairman expressed his delight at their decision to join the PDP. He said that the PDP is a party of the people, and that it is committed to the welfare and development of the people at the grassroots. He assured the defectors that their decision to join the PDP would not be regretted.

On behalf of the defectors, Hon. Egbor former youth leader APC thanked the PDP leaders for recieveing them with open arms.

He said ,after carefully considering the political situation in the LGA, they concluded that the PDP is the party that has the interest of the people at heart.

They cited the commissioning and Handing over of Illeh Medical Center as an example assuring that they would work tirelessly to ensure the victory of the PDP in all elections.

It was a moment of political consolidation for the PDP in the LGA, and a mark of the growing confidence in the party’s ability to deliver on its promises.

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