A former governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra state, Comrade Tony Nwoye has returned to the PDP ahead of this year's governorship election.

Nwoye, a former National Youth Leader of the party is regarded by many as a grassroot politician with followers across the the state.

His decision to return to the party has sent panic to gubernatorial aspirants in across board in the state.

Meanwhile, the Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Uche Ekwunife (Iyom) has welcomed the former Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Founder, Tony Nwoye Foundation, Dr. Tony Nwoye (Ayaka Nsugbe) back to the PDP.

According to a statement by Kingsley Ubani, Senator Ekwunife received the news of Dr. Nwoye's return to the party with gladness. She noted that Dr. Nwoye's decision to rejoin the party is a testimony to the fact that the PDP is a party where the finest politicians and people of goodwill converge to profer and implement solutions to the challenges facing the nation.

Ekwunife recognizes Dr. Nwoye as an important addition to the growing membership of the leading opposition party in the State. She commends Nwoye who is equally a former State Chairman of the party for returning home.
The Senator insists that the PDP remains the most accommodating and people-oriented political party in Anambra State and Nigeria, and as such having the likes of Dr. Nwoye who has impacted the lives of many through his philanthropic and political activities is a plus for the party.

Ekwunife wishes Ayaka Nsugbe well as he returns to the PDP family and urges him to sustain the fine disposition he has established in the State's political scene as he becomes a member of the leading opposition party in the State


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