APC Governors storm Cross River to persuade Ayade to dump PDP
All Progressive Congress (APC) Governors on Wednesday evening arrived Calabar, capital of Cross River to persuade Governor Ben Ayade to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
They arrived two weeks after a delegation of Governors Forum of the PDP visited to dissuade him from leaving the party.
The APC delegation was led by Yobe Governor Mai Mala Buni, who is also the National Caretaker Committee chairman of the APC.
Buni arrived Calabar on Wednesday evening to join his Imo counterpart, Governor Hope Uzodinma who had been on ground.
Ebonyi Governor Dave Umahi and a number of other Governors of the APC are also expected to arrive the state.
They are billed to have a meeting with Ayade on Thursday morning in the State Executive Chambers.
Sources informed The Nation the Governors will also meet with some stakeholders of Cross River politics on the benefits of joining the ruling party.