A member of the Imo state house of Assembly has dumped the Ruling All Progressives Congress, APC for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Mr. Ugonna Ozurigbo, also a former deputy speaker of the house announced also announced his intention to seek a second term in office shortly after his defection.

He made the declaration on Saturday at his Umuozu ward in Nwangele Local Government Area of the state.
Ozuruigbo, who was joined by his political associates and supporters, said his reelection would further position his constituency for more dividends.

Below is a statement issued by his media aide on Sunday; “The member representing Nkwerre/Isu/Nwangele/Njaba Federal Constituency, Rt. Hon. Ozurigbo Ugonna has finally declared his intention to run for a second term for the prime House of Representatives position with the Peoples Democratic Party.”

“This comes months after it has been touted that he was considering to take the position after a collectively accepted wonderful performance in his yet to be concluded the first term.”

“Speaking at his Umuozu Ward where the declaration took place, Hon. Ozurigbo made it known that his intention to run for a second term was on the basis of the huge development he has ushered into the federal constituency which he noted will even be surpassed in his second term.”

The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.

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