A former minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Peter Orubebe has formally joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Telescope.ng reports Orubebe recently resigned membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying that the present situation in the party does not inspire confidence that the party is ready to regain power in 2023.
Addressing the Ijaw APC family on Friday, July 1, Orubebe said he joined the APC to deliver all five candidates, especially three candidates in the Burutu Local Government Area of Delta.
According to him, resources to prosecute the elections will be provided.
He sympathised with the tribesmen over their inability to secure any appointment, and assured them that he will ensure, that “what is due for Ijaw people will be secured.”
In response, Comrade Moni Seikemienghan Moni, the APC local government area chairman in Burutu, thanked Orubebe for joining the party.
Moni expressed confidence that he (Orubebe) in addition is a big plus to the party.
He added: “Ijaw Nation now has a high-ranking politician that will stand in the gap.”