A member of the Labour Party in Ebonyi State, Engr. Henry Ude, has dumped his party for the Peoples Democratic Party.
The Director of Media and Publicity of the PDP Governorship Campaign Council, Abia Onyike, stated this in a statement, on Wednesday.
The statement said, “A well-known politician and one of the Founding fathers of Ebonyi State, Engr. Henry Ude (Ajim Best), has decamped from the Labour Party and rejoined the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
“Ude, a foremost Founding Father of Ebonyi State and one of the founding members of PDP was famous for singlehandedly sponsoring media advertisements during the struggle for the creation of Ebonyi state from the early 1990s to 1st October, 1996 when the state was created.”
The statement further qouted former LP chieftain, as saying, “My decision to stage a comeback to PDP is to help actualise my dream for the people of Ebonyi State as a Founding Father and to join in the current struggle to free Ebonyi State from bondage through the instrumentality of good governance.
“I’m convinced that the PDP has the capacity and capability to restore peace, security and freedom to the common masses in the state.
“I am in PDP now to join the rest of our patriotic forces who are yearning for freedom of movement, freedom of association and freedom for liberty and progress.
“I enjoin the people of Ebonyi State to join the new political liberation movement led by the Governorship Candidate of PDP, Dr Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii, to wrestle power from the APC government in the state.
“I am assuring Ebonyi people that it is feasible, achievable and possible for PDP to reclaim its stolen mandate in order to reposition the state through good governance to cater for the welfare and well-being of the masses.”