Former governorship candidate of the PDP in Edo state, Ize Iyamu has resigned his membership of the party.
He also led some other members of PDP to join the APC
Mr Iyamu said he is leading over three thousand of his followers from across the state to the APC in the interest of the people of the state.
They say PDP no longer has what it takes to provide political leadership in Edo state.
He said his defection to APC, was borne out of his desire to provide solutions to the yearnings and aspirations of the people of the State.
He described his return to the APC as homecoming for him and his teeming loyalists and supporters.
Ize-Iyamu spoke on Thursday when he formally tendered his resignation from the party in a letter dated 21st November 2019, and addressed to the state chairman of the PDP, Chief Dan Orbih.
He dismissed insinuations that he defected to the APC to pitch tent with a faction of the party, adding that he was not going to engage in name-calling, but to further the interest of Edo people, particularly in promoting peace and unity of the party.