A former House of Representatives member and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Linus Okorie, and three other chieftain of the party, have dumped the main opposition party for the Labour Party, in Ebonyi State.
According to a Punch report, Others, who defected to the Labour Party, include the governorship aspirant of the PDP, Chief Eze Emmanuel; a chieftain of the party, Anselem Enigwe; a former Commissioner for Education in the state; and Prince Chibuez Agbo.
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The minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola said he opted not to seek any political position in 2023 because he believes at his age, politicians should quit for younger elements to blossom, according to a Peoples Gazette report.
“We are talking about young people, is it not time for us to leave the space? The former two-term Lagos governor enthused in an interview with Punch. “I came in at 39, I’m going at 60, let some 30-year olds too come and start their journey. It’s time to go.”