By Akpokona Omafuaire
UVWIE – OVER 1,000 Arewa youths have dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the Vice Chairman of Uvwie Local Government Council, Chief Napoleon Akpomiemie New-Year Iffie declares for council chairmanship contest.
The Arewa youths said the APC has failed in the area of security while the PDP has shown enormous concern to their welfare.
Chairman of the Arewa youths in Uvwie, Adamu Ibrahim led the decampees and made the call during the declaration of Iffie before the leaders, elders and PDP faithful of Uvwie chapter.
He also promised on behalf of the decampees to work for Iffie to become chairman of Uvwie council.
Receiving the decampees, Uvwie PDP chairman, Prince Kelly Otuedor, assured them that they will enjoy the dividends of democracy like every other person in the party.
“I want to assure you all that you will benefit like every other person in the party.”
Earlier in his address, Chief Iffie consulted and asked the PDP to give him the party’s ticket to contest as chairman in the forthcoming local government elections.