Elder Statesman, Engr.Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu has denied fake news in circulation that he is set to defect to the All Progressive Congress, APC from the Peoples Democratic party, PDP.

There has been gale of defections in Imo PDP after the Supreme Court ousted Emeka Ihedioha as Governor and declared Senator Hope Uzodinma of the APC as duly elected Governor of the State.

Early this week, the APC became majority in the House of Assembly when the Speaker of the House and eight others of PDP extraction decamped to the APC.

Also, State Chairman of the PDP, Charles Ezekwem had also resigned.

Chief Iwuanyanwu’s statement sent to this newspaper reads:

“My attention has been drawn to a malicious fake news circulating, implying that I am set to defect to All Progressive Congress, APC with over 23000 members in Mbaike, Imo state.

“l am quite sure that all the people close to me know that this is fake news and tantamount to an irresponsible blackmail. For avoidance of doubt, I am a member of Peoples Democratic Party PDP . I am a life Member of Board af Trustees of PDP and l represent the South East in the National Caucus of PDP .

“My political followers cut across the 36 States of Nigeria and FCT Abuja and Nigerians of all Religion and Ethnicity respect me and hold me in high esteem .

“People should ignore such fake news as it has no iota of truth.


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