Mass resignation is set to rock the camp of Governor David Nweze Umahi of Ebonyi State, vision update has learnt.
According to a source that spoke with our correspondent under the condition of anonymity, many of Umahi’s political appointees will resign their appointments and stick to the People’s Democratic Party, PDP ahead of Umahi’s official defection to the ruling party, All Progressives Congress.
It was reported that Umahi’s Commissioner for Intergovernmental Affairs , Hon. Laz Ogbe resigned his appointment
According to our source, his resignation is connected to Umahi’s moves to join APC ahead of 2023 General elections.
Recall that The Punch, had reported that Umahi on recently met with the National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus and told him that he is leaving PDP for APC.
Although, Umahi’s camp is yet to react over the report, Senator Julius Ucha, an APC Leader in Ebonyi on Sunday declared that Gov. Umahi is actually on his way to join the party from the PDP.
Ucha, the Former Senator representing Ebonyi Central zone at the National Assembly and presently a member of the National Assembly Service Commission, disclosed this during the party’s stakeholders meeting in Abakaliki.
The former Speaker of the Ebonyi House of Assembly and an APC Gubernatorial Candidate said the matter had been concluded at the appropriate quarters and was no longer a joke.
“This will ensure that for the first time, APC will be in control of governance in the state and will make the governors of other south east states to declare for the party.
“I told President Muhammadu Buhari during his visit to the state in 2017 that governors are very powerful individuals who could not be ignored in any way.
“We should continue praying that nothing stops this move because the world’s greatest wireless connection is prayer,” he said