Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi and four others, the majors in the breakaway faction of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have broken ranks with the party opting instead for the oppositiom All Progressives Congress, APC, word out of the Kano State Government House, has revealed.
Amaechi, who made a statement to this effect said the decision to dump the PDP was taken in the interest of Nigerians and as a further resolve to break the shackling hold of the ruling party on Nigerians.
Calitown.com can say that this move was not unexpected as it has been in the front burner since composite factions of the Nigerian Governors Forum went head to head and the Presidency took sides with the faction controversially elected. Again, Gov. Amaechi’s widely reported spat with Patience Jonathan, Nigeria’s First Lady, clearly showed there were several angles to what became an intractable conflict.
This new development has for sure changed the political landscape of Nigeria and promises to unfold even more in the days following
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