Sullivan Chime, Former Enugu Governor Joins APC

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The former Enugu State Governor, Barr. Sullivan Chime has reportedly dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Sullivan Chime
Sullivan Chime

His reported defection was announced Thursday night, by the spokesman of the APC in the South-East, Mr. Hyacinth Ngwu announced that Chime had joined the ruling party.

He wrote in his timeline: “Breaking News: Today, His Excellency Barr. Sullivan Iheanacho Chime, immediate past governor of Enugu State joined APC.”


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His post, however, did not go down well with some Nigerians who felt Chime’s defection was to evade prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over his alleged involvement in the 2015 election money shared by former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison Madueke.

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But Ngwu swiftly fired back at Chime’s critics with another post.

It read: ‎”I wonder how some of the opposite politicians talk. If their member is questioned by EFCC or ICPC or invited by the Police, they will shout to the heavens, ‘victimisation, oppression of political opponents’.

“But when the same person defects to (APC), a better party with vision for Nigeria, they roar that the same defected to avoid interrogation by EFCC, ICPC or the Police. Haba, which way my people?”

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