Enugu mapNigerians have been advised to shun violence and embrace peace for the development of the country. A former Governor of Enugu State, Chief Sullivan Chime gave the advice while addressing newsmen in Enugu on his plan to formally join the All Progressives Congress, APC on the sixth of this month.

Chief Chime who was formally a BOT member of PDP explained that his decision to join APC was because of the squabble in PDP which he called on INEC to look into . According to him, APC is the only viable political party now that can take any politician who is active to his or her destination in politics.

The immediate past Governor of the state who believed he did his best to transform the state and  gave appointments to different zones equitably, frowned at the attitude of those who were bent on stopping him from joining APC through various forms of unfounded accusations. Chief Chime however advised Journalists to cross check their facts before publishing their stories.

Meanwhile, a chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, during the 2015 general election, Prince Emeka Mama has returned to his former party, the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP. Prince Mama who left PDP then because he was denied the opportunity to run for Udenu/Igbo-Eze North Federal Constituency of Enugu State said he was impressed with Governor IfeanyiUgwuanyi’s performance so far.

Prince Mama stated that his return to PDP which he was a strong member was to help in restoring complete peace and unity to the party.

In their separate remarks, the Caretaker Chairman of Igbo-Eze North Local Government, Comrade UwakweEzeja, two members of Enugu State House of Assembly, Mrs. Ethel Oyibo Ugwuanyi and Mr. Tony Ogidi as well as PDP Chairman in Enugu North Senatorial Zone commended Prince Mama for his decision to return to PDP.

They gave an assurance that all rights and benefits due to members of the party had been restored to Prince Mama. During the occasion at Ogrute, Igbo-Eze North Local Government Headquarters, Prince Mama was issued with PDP membership card.