By Jimitota Onoyume
Port Harcourt – Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Chief Chibudum Nwuche has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Nwuche confirmed the development to the Vanguard in a telephone interview , saying he had to leave the party because the place is corrupt and had shortchanged him several times.
Continuing, he said his political friends, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Ghali Naaba, former President Olusegun Obasanjo had all moved over to the APC from the PDP.
It would be recalled that Nwuche alleged electoral fraud in the senatorial primaries of the PDP when he lost the election for the Rivers West Senatorial district. According him, there was no election.
With exit from the PDP, Nwuche is expected to battle with former governor Peter Odili over the political so of Orashi region in the state where they both hail from. Odili is firmly in the PDP and supporting Chief Nyesom Wike of the PDP for the governorship seat.
Nwuche has called on his supporters to vote for Dakuku Peterside, governorship candidate of the APC
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