Delta NNPP guber candidate, Agbi defects to PDP

The governorship candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) in the just concluded governorship election in Delta State, Dr Goodnews Goodman Agbi, PHD, has officially resigned his membership of the party under which he contested the 2023 general election.

Agbi also announced his defection to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) with his teeming supporters across the state.

The former NNPP guber candidate was a founding member of the PDP before dumping the party many years ago.

In a resignation letter addressed to the national chairman of NNPP, the renowned educationist turned politician, said he was joining the PDP in the overall interest of bringing true development to all parts of the state.

He asserted that he was joining forces with Governor Sherrif Oborevwori’s PDP to consolidate the enviable achievements of the immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa.

Dr Agbi stated that now that the elections have come and gone, every patriotic Delta must support the administration of Oborevwori to deliver on his electioneering campaign promises.

He noted the era of using opposition to distract government programs and politics was gone, and vowed to mobilize other opposition figures in the state to join forces with Oborevwori to develop the state.

The former NNPP governorship candidate also called on Nigerians to unite against the misrule of the All Progressive Congress (APC) led federal government.

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He predicted that the 2027 general election, particularly in Delta, would be tough and will be keenly contested” as the dramatic personae in APC are already practising their ‘evil’ dancing skills. Therefore, there is the need for political stakeholders in the state to join forces with PDP to finally bury APC by ambushing every of their nefarious plots”.

He however pledged to bring to bear his worth of experience to ensure that Deltans remains a PDP control state.

Dr Agbi while congratulating Governor Sherrif Oborevwori on his well-deserved victory and successful swearing-in, he commended former governor Ifeanyi Okowa for the choice of Oborevwori as his successor.

He also commended Okowa for his sterling performance as governor for eight years, adding that Deltans will not forget him in a hurry.

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