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Ifeanyi Ubah dumps YPP, joins APC one month after wining senate seat

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Ifeanyi Ubah dumps YPP, joins APC one month after wining senatorial seat 

Ifeanyi Ubah has dropped the YPP for the APC

Industrialist turned politician, Ifeanyi Ubah has dumped the Young Progressive Party, YPP for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. This is coming barely one month after the businessman won the Anambra South Senatorial district seat to represent his people. 

BlackBox Nigeria gathered that the defection was announced by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole who made revelation last night. 

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The former Edo State Governor announces that Ifeanyi Ubah has indeed joined the APC during a meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and APC Senators-Elect in Aso Rock on Monday night. 

This is however contrary to Ifeanyi Ubah’s position  days ago that he wasn’t ready to dump YPP. 

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“I am not yet ready to defect from the YPP. I am still in the YPP. In party business, you can’t determine what would happen next. Sometimes you wake up and you will start seeing one problem or the other. For me today, I am in the YPP and I hope to remain in the party,” Ubah had said. 

In 2014, Ifeanyi Ubah contested as Anambra Governor under Labour Party, he later went on to support President Goodluck Jonathan of the PDP in the run up to the 2015 elections which was won by General Muhammadu Buhari. 

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He is the convener of the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria, TAN, a PDP support group.

In the run up to the 2017 gubernatorial elections in Anambra State, Ifeanyi Ubah then a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP aspired for the party’s ticket but wasn’t favoured to clinch the slot. He later dumped the party.

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