Nigerians React To Ifeanyi Ubah Dumping YPP For APC

A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted the news of Ifeanyi Ubah dumping the Young Peoples Party (YPP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party.

Naija News had reported earlier that Ubah, who was elected Senator on the platform of YPP in the March 9 National Assembly election, dumped the party for APC this week.

The National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, disclosed Ubah’s defection on Monday, March 25.

Oshiohmole informed the APC National Working Committee members, returning/newly-elected senators at the Presidential Villa, on Monday, that Ubah was now with the ruling party, NAN reports.

Describing Ubah as a ‘smart politician Oshiomhole in his opening remark, said the “YPP Senator-elect from Anambra South has decided to pitch tent with the ruling party because he felt more comfortable with the winning team.”

Oshiohmole, however, added that other issues related to Ubah’s defection would be perfected on a later date.

Moments after the news broke, Nigerians took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter to air their opinions on Ubah’s defection.

Naija News captured some of the reactions below…

Naija News reports that Ubah will be representing Anambra South at the National Assembly when the 9th Nigerian Senate resumes.

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