Cross River state Governor, Ben Ayade has abandoned people Democratic Party (PDP) and defect to the ruling all progressive congress APC
The deflection currently taking place in the state house Calabar where the defection was finalised with the present of top members of the ruling party APC, which includes governors and senators.
At the end of a meeting with the APC stalwarts, Ayade chanted: “APC!”
The governor announced his decision to join the APC on Thursday morning in a meeting with six APC governors who visited him at the Government House.
Among the governors who are in the state led by Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe who is the party’s Caretaker Committee are Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Hope Uzodinma (Imo) and Abubakar Badaru (Jigawa).
Meanwhile, the governor urged more governors in his former party to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).