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Deputy Senate Speaker, Ike Ekweremadu Debunks Rumours of Leaving PDP

Deputy Senate Speaker, Ike Ekweremadu has discredited the rumours making waves that he’s considering leaving the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to ruling party APC.

Ekweremadu on Wednesday morning issued a statement discrediting the rumour. He explained that he had received numerous calls from friends and political associates seeking clarification on the rumour.

In his statement, he assured members of the party and his supporters that he is still with the PDP.

“I am presently out of the country on a pre-scheduled engagement.

“In the past 24 hours, I have been inundated with calls from friends and political associates seeking clarification on the rumours of my departure from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which has dominated the media.

“Let it be known that my path in politics is in the hands of the Almighty God, who has indeed been very faithful and gracious to me. I’m very grateful to God for this.

“My vision in politics is a system that works for everybody, a social and political environment where everybody, every section, and every tribe not only counts, but is also seen to count. As leaders, we must be mindful of this, for any system built on anything less will not endure.

“I am grateful to you – members of my family, my friends, political associates, and admirers across Nigeria and beyond – for your uncommon concern. I am indeed humbled by your kind words of solidarity and support.

“Please, rest assured that I am still in the PDP”.

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