The former Deputy Speaker of the Imo state House of Assembly and member representing Nkwerre/ Nwangele/ Isu/ Njaba Federal Constituency, Ugonna Ozurigbo, has ditched the ruling All Revolutionaries Congress and joined the Peoples Democratic Party.
Incontinently he joined PDP, the civil legislator blazoned his intention to seek a alternate term in office.
He made the protestation on Saturday at his Umuozu ward in the Nwangele LGA of the state. Joined by his political associates and sympathizers, Ozurigno said his reelection would further place his constituency for further tips.
The legislator is a political protege of a former of the state and presidential hopeful, Rochas Okorocha. Ozurigbo’s media assistant, Philip Dike, verified his star’s dereliction in a statement on Sunday.
In a statement read in part, “ This representative member representing Nkwerre/ Isu/ Nwangele/ Njaba federal constituency Rt.Hon. Ozurigbo Ugonna, has eventually declared his intention to run for a alternate term for the high House of Representatives position with the Peoples Democratic Party.
“ This comes months after it has been touted that he was considering taking the position after a inclusively accepted awful performance in his yet to be concluded the first term.
“ Speaking at his Umuozu Ward where the protestation took place,Hon. Ozurigbo made it known that his intention to run for a alternate term was on the base of the huge development he has steered into the civil constituency which he noted will indeed be surpassed in his alternate term.
“ Ozurigbo who’s also the man to beat at the coming PDP Nkwerre/ Isu/ Nwangele/ Njaba House of Representatives primaries, while speaking to the Four PDP LGA delegates at their colorful LGA headquarters promised to do his utmost stylish to bring back the lost glory of PDP by icing the party comes first at the General choices.
“ He noted that this would only be if the delegates made the right decision of transferring a tested and trusted candidate to represent them rather than dwelling on dismissable prejudice of sectional positioning.