The defection of Senator Godswill Akpabio and some other PDP bigwigs in Akwa Ibom is currently tilting the balance of power in the state as defections and counter-defections continue. Yesterday, over 3,000 PDP members defected to the APC, according to media sources.
Chairman, House Committee on Local Content and Honourable Member Representing Abak/Etim Ekpo/Ika Federal Constituency, Hon. Emmanuel Ekon alongside the political leader of Etim Ekpo, DIG Udom Ekpoudom (Rtd) and Member representing Etim Ekpo/Ika State Constituency, Hon. Gabriel Toby formally received over 3,000 defectors from Etim Ekpo Ward 5 to the All Progressive Congress at Government Primary School, Ikot Ebo, Etim Ekpo, Akwa Ibom State.