A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted the news of Ifeanyi Ubah selling the Young Peoples Party (YPP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party.
Naija News had according earlier that Ubah, UN agency was electoral legislator on the platform of YPP within the March nine National Assembly election, drop the party for APC in the week.
The National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, disclosed Ubah’s defection on weekday, March 25.
Oshiohmole sophisticated the APC National operating Committee members, returning/newly-elected senators at the Presidential Villa, on Monday, that Ubah was currently with the ruling party, NAN reports.
Describing Ubah as a ‘smart politician Oshiomhole in his gap remark, aforementioned the “YPP Senator-elect from Anambra South has set to pitch tent with the ruling party as a result of he felt more well-off with the winning team.”
Oshiohmole, however, additional that other problems associated with Ubah’s defection would be formed on a later date.
Moments when the news bust, Nigerians took to the micro-blogging website, Twitter to air their opinions on Ubah’s defection.
Naija News captured a number of the reactions below…
I herewith commend Ifeanyi Ubah for selling Third Force YPP for APC. APC broken Ifeanyi’s businesses.
If you can’t beat them, join them.
The joke is on the those that voted him as a 3rd force candidate
— IKECHUKWU (@iykimo) March twenty six, 2019
Just spoke to Senator-elect, Dr Ifeanyi Ubah on phone. aforementioned he’s nevertheless to affix the APC formally however caucusing seriously with the leadership of our nice party on it. https://t.co/2IjdcgqGGY
— Philip Obin (@PhilipObin) March twenty six, 2019
Ifeanyi Ubah wasn’t voted for as a 3rd force candidate. He has forever won any election he oppose in Anambra South. However, he desires to recover his losses, he’s a decent business man. He doesn’t need a second term, he solely desires Capital Oil & Gas Back. That’s the sport arrange.
— Somto Onumaegbu (@OnumaegbuSK) March twenty six, 2019
I have a message for senator-elect Ifeanyi Ubah – All igbos that transferred the mandate given to them to APC, didn’t comeback to the red chambers.
I hope he gets this message. would like him all the simplest.
— Miz Cazorla (@MizCazorla1) March twenty six, 2019
Why did Ifeanyi Ubah defect to the APC?Firstly, and really simple; His business Capital Oil may be a simply a corruption-driven venture.Secondly, he has an eye fixed on the Anambra berth seat that is ready to come back to Anambra South( his legislator zone) in 2022.
— Mazi Joshua Kayce-Ogbonna (@Kayce_Joshua) March twenty six, 2019
Should we have a tendency to tell Ifeanyi Ubah what happened to Akpabio,Rochas,Ameachi,Uche Oga electroconvulsive therapy ???? presently he are voted out of workplace
— Pure Water & plenty of Ice (@ArabOfficial_) March twenty six, 2019
It’s Obvious Ifeanyi Ubah is desperate for Senate president, ain’t shocked abt the sport card is playing…. once it involves politics, Naija I hail oo
— That alien (@paparazee007) March twenty six, 2019
It’s adequate that Ifeanyi Ubah showed his hands early.
Never again can such associate unmoral fellow be electoral in Anambra Politics.
Anyway, I don’t blame him. I blame @WillieMObiano beneath whose political nzuzubility #APGA is on a slow death. https://t.co/6OpoGhTtGo
— The Jonathanian (@The_Jonathanian) March twenty six, 2019
Ifeanyi Ubah decamps to APC simply weeks when he was electoral on the platform of YPP.
— Adebayo Bankole Akintunde (@AdeBanqie) March twenty six, 2019
Naija News reports that Ubah are representing Anambra South at the National Assembly once the ninth Nigerian Senate resumes.