A high member of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cupboard, Hon. Mrs. Gloria Akobundu has reportedly defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress to hitch the People’s Democratic Party.
Akobundu, who’s President Buhari’s Special Adviser on New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD), was till lately a chieftain of the APC in Imo State, however who teamed up with the opposition People’s Democratic Party in an try to sabotage the re-election bid of the President and on the similar time labored in opposition to the curiosity of all APC candidates in Imo State.
Rumours of her romance has been ongoing for fairly someday, however all doubts had been cleared following her inauguration earlier today as a key member of the Transition Committee arrange by the Imo State PDP earlier today on the Rockview Hotel.
Some members of the APC in Imo State had anticipated the presidential adviser to repudiate her inclusion within the listing of the controversial and variously criticized Transition Committee, as that might quantity to anti-party contemplating that her Party the APC is in court to problem the fraudulent election that purportedly produced the PDP governorship candidate as winner. Her inclusion as a member of the committee and her subsequent acceptance of the supply have confirmed suspicions from key members of the APC in Imo State that she betrayed the Party and as effectively offered important electioneering secrets and techniques of the Party to the PDP.
Meantime, His Excellency Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha has confirmed that he hunted for and secured the consent of Hon. Mrs. Akobundu earlier than appointing her as a member of the Technical Committee. Speaking throughout the inauguration of the committee, the disputed governor-elect affirmed that he is aware of each single member of the committee personally and feels humbled that everybody of them responded within the affirmative when contacted for the task.
Some chieftains of the APC in Imo State have referred to as on the President to right away relieve Mrs. Akobundu of her appointment as she can not proceed to actual the place she didn’t sow. According to Chief Clifford Uzoma; “the girl has bought no ethical justification to proceed in her place because the President’s appointee. She is a kind of who labored assiduously for Atiku Abubakar to win the presidency and she or he supported all of the PDP candidates in opposition to APC candidates within the final election. She needs to be sacked with fast impact.”