Mr Godwin Esheshi, a former People’s Democratic Party stalwart in Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State has decamped to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Esheshi, on 5th January led most of his supporters to APC on Saturday in Opkella, he was received by the state Deputy Governor, Mr Philip Shaibu.
Addressing the gathering, Esheshi said that he decided to return to the APC after he had settled his misunderstanding with the leaders of the Party.
He described his defection as a welcome back home, adding that it was time for everyone to work together as one to fast-track the development of the state.
He advised the electorate to vote for all the APC candidates in the 2019 general elections.
In his address, Shaibu assured all the defectors that the APC is one family and that they were all welcome back.
He urged everyone to work with one mind towards ensuring success for the party during the election