The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi is ready to join the All Progressives Congress (APC) this week.
A source said the governor confirmed his defection on Sunday during a meeting with stakeholders in his Uburu Ohaozara Local Government Area country home.
The meeting was attended by bigwigs including Chinedu Ogah, the lawmaker representing Ezra South/Ikwo federal constituency Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission Elias Mbam, State Chairman Senator Julius Ucha, Nwachukwu Eze and Senator Anthony Agbo, among others.
Details of the meeting were still unclear as at last night, a source at the meeting said the governor also promised to reshuffle his executive council in December to contain members of the APC.
“He did not give us the exact date he will officially defect but he was categorical that it will happen this week,” the source said.