Ahead of the 2019 General Elections in Abia State,Rt Hon Martyns Azubuike,a Former Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly has resigned from the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) and moved into the All Progressive Congress(APC).
Rt Hon Martyns Azubuike the current Member Representing Isialangwa North State Constituency at the Abia State House of Assembly was Impeached by members of the House on December 29 2016 gross financial misconduct, running and behaving against the interest of other members among other allegations.
The Lawmaker was recently Inaugurated as the State Cordinator of NDI Igbo For PMB 2019,a Political Group working for the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.
Announcing his Decision to quit the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in Abia,the Former Abia Assembly Speaker accused his Kinsmen and Brothers of being the architects of all the effort maid to pull his reputation down. which he said took him over 12years to Build.
The meeting which was held at ward 10 umuomainta nbawsi in Isialangwa Local Government Area on Tuesday 21 November 2017 had over 2000 Members of the PDP in attendance.
“They have said a lot of things which is not true but thank God that they are here today and I am addressing our people who have stood by me in all this period of Joy, success, pains and sorrow .
None of our party stakeholders, cacus or executives will say that I have not done one thing or the other to them, Any one of you, who can open his or her mouth to say this should boldly say it now..” I have treated you people like kings”
“I have decided to take the “back seat “from today,please remove my name from your stakeholders, remove my name the party cacus I want to be an ordinary party member
Most of you stakeholders don’t want me in the party, not because I have done you wrong, but because you think that i am denying you the positions you ought to be. Leave your gossip and tell our people now in my present what I did to you people”.
“Most of you have been going around telling your gossip mates in the state that you decided to contest for an election because I have done nothing, but they are here today can any one of you boldly tell our people what you have done in the past for them, let us itemize it and compare..
Facing the stakeholders, posterity will always judge I, Martin’s Azubuike and you all, continue in your Gossip politics, God will judge us all”.
Speaking Further the Lawmaker expressed fears that the Ukwa-Ngwa people may loose the Governorship seat of Abia State unless something Positive is done
“I have decided to play National politics, I am in total support for an Ngwa governor from 2014 to 2023, but let us tell ourselves the truth,” if things continue like this, an ngwa man retaining the government house come May 29th 2019 will be very difficult” Mark my words . But if you think otherwise it is left for you and your magic”.
PUO REPORTS that the Former Abia State House of Assembly Speaker also held a similar meeting with some Stakeholders today where he also revealed his new Project to them.
Martyns Azubuike will be formally received by the Leadership of the All Progressive Congress on December 9th 2017 at the Rescheduled Mega Rally of the Party