The numerical strength of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State has again received a boost following the defection of some leaders and members of the ruling All Progressives Congress into the fold of PDP.
Best Mbiere reports that leaders and members of Labour Party in Oredo Local Government Area also collapsed their structure to pitch tent with PDP.
Edo APC says govt. will encourage cattle ranch in the state
Meanwhile, the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Barrister Anselm Ojezua says Edo State Government is interested in cattle ranch in the state no matter what the opposition says.
Speaking via a telephone interview, Barrister Ojezua said the issue of ranch has been in existence even in the era of the defunct mid-west state, pointing out that the Federal Government is discouraging open grazing to put an end to the killings in parts of the country.
The State APC Chairman said those who left the party do not affect the party’s political structure.
That was the voice of the APC Chairman in Edo State, reacting to allegations by the Peoples Democratic Party.