Nine lawmakers of the Imo state House of Assembly, have defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC, just as the Deputy speaker of the House, Okey Onyekanma, resigned his position.
The members are
Hon Chyna Iwuanyanwu of nwangele defects to APC from PDP
Hon Duru I Johnson member representing ideato south defects to APC from AA
Hon Ekele Nnodumele of orsu state constituency defects to APC from APGA
Hon Paul Emeziem of onuimo defects to APC
Hon obinna okwara nkwere defects to APC from AA
Hon Chidiebere Ogbunikpa of okigwe constituency defects to APC from PDP
Hon. Ngozi obiefule of Isu state constituency defects to APC from AA
Hon Arthur Egwim of ideato north defects to APC from AA
Okoro Cyriacus defected to APC from PDP
Imo state house of Assembly is made up of 27 members.With this 9 defections,the APC will need another five defections to control the house.
Lagos mail can recall that some news organisations had previously reported that Hope Uzodinmma,who became the Governor after a controversial Supreme court Judgement raised an alarm over the plan to impeach him because the PDP members were in the Majority.
With more defections expected,there is hope that Hope will no longer panic.