The Governor of Ebonyi state, Dave Umahi, has distanced himself from rumors of returning to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). ayokinews.com reports
Umahi made this known through a statement released by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Francis Nwaze, on Friday.
He stated that circulating reports of Governor Dave Umahi, returning to the PDP as being false and should be disregarded as fake news.
The statement reads: “The attention of Ebonyi State government has been drawn to a mischievous publication made in some sections of the media that Gov. Umahi is making contacts to return to PDP.
“Ordinarily, we wouldn’t have bothered responding to the publication, but we have freely elected to make a few clarifications to save the public, especially users of Social Media.
“First, I like to confirm that the statement is completely false, it is aimed at painting our Governor black and causing bad blood between him and the crew members of the next level train in Ebonyi State and Nigeria at large.
“It is worthy of note that the Governor made a landmark departure from the opposition political party out of personal conviction and freewill volition last year for the obvious irredeemable marginalization of Ndigbo.
“Let me state that the Governor has since moved on and has made the ruling APC his home, enjoying the full compliments of being a party at the center, and does not need to even contemplate returning to PDP.”