A authorized Adviser to the Peoples Democratic Social gathering in Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Godwin Umoh, on Wednesday chided Senator Godswill Akpabio over claims that he moved and never defected to the All Progressives Congress, saying that such declare was unusual to regulation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the structure of the celebration (PDP).
The previous Senate Minority Chief, Godswill Akpabio, by his lead counsel, Sunday Ameh, had informed a Federal Excessive Court docket in Abuja that he was suspended and expelled by the Peoples Democratic Social gathering in a go well with searching for his elimination and that of 53 different members of the Nationwide Meeting.
Akpabio informed Justice Okon Abang that his ‘movement’ into APC was because of ‘an uncommon’ state of affairs throughout the PDP, which compelled him to choose to the All Progressives Congress as a substitute celebration to actualise his political curiosity.
Akpabio’s counsel tendered two displays earlier than Justice Abang, which included a suspension letter from the PDP and letter of an expulsion from the celebration on the native authorities stage.
Nevertheless, Umoh in his response stated it was ludicrous for Akpabio to show and declare that he didn’t defect however solely moved when the media was inundated with information of his defection.
In response to him, “Motion is unknown to regulation, unknown to the structure of the federal Republic of Nigeria, and unknown to the celebration structure. What we all know is defection and that’s precisely what he did.
“In doing so, he wrote a letter to the celebration that he was not prepared to be there once more, that he was defecting, I don’t have a duplicate of the letter however it was on the social media, within the information and all people noticed the letter and for the distinguished senator to speak of motion right this moment is unlucky.
“The previous Minority Leaders had additionally claimed that PDP was flooding as on the time of his defection.
“If he’s speaking about flooding when it comes to water I may not be ready to reply as a result of I don’t keep there, however whether it is political flooding it’s defective for anyone to say so.
“After the Modu Sheriff incident, the PDP as a party became stronger and stronger than any party, so, for anyone to say there was flood or there was a problem obviously I am unable to understand because at that time I had always attended meetings of the leadership of the party in Ikot-Ekpene senatorial district, there was nothing like that.”