Air was cleared on the defection of former Delta State governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, as he was sighted at the National Caucus Meeting of the latter Tuesday night
President Muhammadu Buhari at the meeting, formally welcomed Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan and Chief Godswill Akpabio, the former governors of Delta and Akwa Ibom State, respectively to the party following their recent defection from the main opposition party, PDP.
There have been speculations that the former Delta State governor had defected to the ruling parties following some of his recent political moves.
The meeting which held at the New Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja, had in attendance the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Governors, federal legislators, members of the NWC and ranking party members.
There was jubilation and shouts of joy when Uduaghan entered the hall clad in white flowing agbada and a red cap. The ovation was even louder when he was formally introduced to other party leaders.