Godswill Akpabio, the Senate Minority Leader will on Thursday defect from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant on Prosecution, Okoi Obono-Obla has claimed.
In a Facebook post on Saturday, Obono-Obla said Akpabio will be received into APC by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo and other top leaders of the party at a rally in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State.
He also posted a photograph of the former Akwa Ibom State Governor with a National Leader of the APC, Bola Tinubu.
“Ekpene, Akwa Abasi Ibom State on Thursday, the 9th August 2018 to receive the former indefatigable Governor of the State, His Excellency, Senator Godswill Akpabio to the All Progressives Congress! Acting President, Osinbajo accompanied by Senator Ita Enang and leaders of the APC in Akwa Ibom will formally receive Senator Godswill Akpabio into the APC at Ikot Ekpene Stadium on Thursday, August 9, 2018,” he wrote.