Nigerian Governors Defect to New Party

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha say about 23 governors have defected to the newly formed All Progressives Congress even though only eight attended the Imo Freedom Rally.
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Governor Okorocha

  • Nigeria:  Okorocha Formally Joins APC

    Leadership, 7 May 2013

    Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Tuesday formally expressed support for the All Progressives Congress (APC), urging the people of the state to join him. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Okorocha Defects to Unregistered APC

    Vanguard, 8 May 2013

    The nation's political landscape was redefined, yesterday, after Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State defected from the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, to the yet ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  PDP Leaders in Yobe Decamp to ANPP Ahead of 'APC' Convention

    Premium Times, 7 May 2013

    Most of the decamped PDP members were one-time members of the ANPP. read more »

  • Nigeria:  'There Will Be Internal Democracy in APC'

    Daily Trust, 8 May 2013

    Rep Usman Adamu (ANPP) representing Ajingi-Gaya-Albasu Federal Constituency of Kano State talks about the alternatives the emerging party will offer Nigerians and what the members ... read more »