Thursday, 19 May 2022

Breaking: Usani Dumps APC for PRP

Ukorebi Esien | 19 May 2022

A former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Ministry, and the leading gubernatorial aspirant under the All Progressives Congress Pastor Usani Usani, has resigned his membership of the party while defecting to the People's Redemption Party. 

Usani who is a founding member of the APC has never hidden his desire the contest the 2023 governorship election in Cross River State and is expected to emerge as the gubernatorial candidate of the People's Redemption Party.

Although the Clergy cum politician is yet to make his defection public, close sources to the Nko born politician have confirmed the move to our reporter.

The People's Redemption Party is a centre-left political party, originally founded in 1978 by supporters of the late Mallam Aminu Kano after his withdrawal from the National Party of Nigeria.

The party was later banned following the military coup of 1984 led by General Buhari