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JUST IN: Six Imo lawmakers defect to PDP

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Rayyan Alhassanhttps://dailynigerian.com/author/rayyan/
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/RayyanAlhassan, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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Six lawmakers at the Imo State House of Assembly on Monday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party.

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The lawmakers announced their defections in a letter they addressed to the Speaker and read by the clerk of the House during plenary.

Five of the lawmakers until their defection on Monday were members of the Action Alliance and the sixth person was a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance.

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The AA lawmakers who defected to the PDP were Mike Iheanaetu (Aboh Mbaise), Victor Onyewuchi (Owerri West), Ken Agbim (Ahiazu Mbaise) Lloyd Chukwuemeka (Owerri North) and Bruno Ukoha (Ezinihittte Mbaise)

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Chiji Collins (Isiala Mbano) defected from APGA to PDP.

It was gathered that the defection of Collins was to enable him to emerge the next Speaker of the Assembly.

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