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Ekweremadu speaks on leaving PDP for APC



The Deputy President of the Senate , Senator Ike Ekweremadu , has debunked speculations that he was leaving the Peoples Democratic Party .He reassured his supported that he remained a member of the opposition party.

Ekweremadu said this in a statement posted on his Facebook page , @ iamekweremadu , on Wednesday .

The Senator wrote : “ I am presently out of the country on a pre -scheduled engagement.

“ In the past 24 hours , I have been inundated with calls from friends and political associates seeking clarification on the rumours of my departure from the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) , which has dominated the media .

“ Let it be known that my path in politics is in the hands of the Almighty God , who has indeed been very faithful and gracious to me . I ’ m very grateful to God for this .

“ My vision in politics is a system that works for everybody , a social and political environment where everybody , every section , and every tribe not only counts , but is also seen to count. As leaders , we must be mindful of this, for any system built on anything less will not endure.

“ I am grateful to you – members of my family , my friends , political associates , and admirers across Nigeria and beyond – for your uncommon concern . I am indeed humbled by your kind words of solidarity and support .

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“ Please , rest assured that I am still in the PDP . ”