Umahi’s Defection: Wike, 8 more PDP governors to join APC, says Yahaya Bello

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Kogi State , , believes more governors from the main opposition , the Peoples Democratic (PDP) will join the (APC).

Following the defection of the State , David Umahi, from the PDP the APC, Bello stated that the ruling would welcome nine more governors from the opposition.

“I think probably, I can just give you an expo,” he told Channels Television’ political correspondent Seun Okinbaloye who asked him a series of questions the latest development when he appeared as a guest Politics Today Thursday.

The governor added, “The expo I am going give you is that Governor Wike might be the last join this – the , others are lining . They will soon be here.”

He commended the decision of the State governor leave former party for the APC, saying the defection was a testimony of the progress the ruling party.

Channels Television’ political correspondent Seun Okinbaloye, interviews Kogi State Governor, , November 19, 2020.

Eight Governors Knocking
According to Governor Bello, APC is a party that believes fairness, equity, and , a strong belief the unity and oneness of the country.

He also believes the party has carried out people-oriented programmes and policies, saying that would encourage more opposition governors to join.

“I said it long ago, not today when the party (PDP) was going through some challenges; I did that there are 10 governors from the opposition parties that will join APC.

“We have seen one; one that is even as equal as 10, he has joined us, nine to go. Just mark my words; I don’t lie, I will never lie, and I will never deceive anybody,” the Kogi governor stressed.

He added, “Umahi is here us, more are coming. I am very sure that Governor Wike will be the 10th person (governor) to join the APC, the remaining eight are already knocking, and by the grace of God, we are working all the necessary platform for them to come here peace, so they are their way.”