Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam has described the defection of APC House of Representatives, Member, Col. Benjamin Abohol back to the PDP as a sign that the PDP is waxing stronger and fully prepared for 2015.
The Governor who personally received the defecting House of Representatives member at a well attended rally at Adikpo, Benue State stated that the fact that the member experienced the other side , but resolved to return back home speaks volumes about the viability of the PDP.
He assured Nigerians that the umbrella is wide and strong to accommodate all interest groups, pointing out that the PDP is the only to built around a few godfathers.
The governor stated that Benue State will never be surrendered to selfish politicians who have migrated to the APC, but are only interested in the finances of the state.
Responding, the defecting federal legislator, Col. Benjamin Abohol (rtd) commended Governor Gabriel Suswam for the wonderful work he is doing in Benue State, saying that he defected with his supporters because of their request to be in the mainstream of Nigerian politics.
Thousands of APC supporters defected to PDP alongside the House of Representatives member.