Benue state Chapter of The All Progressives Congress (APC) has suffered a major setback following the defection of National commandant of Peace Corps Dickson Akor and 6000 others from the party to Social Democratic Party (SDP)
Akor has also emerged as a deputy governorship candidate.
Similarly, Peterhot Apeh, director of publicity, has also tendered his resignation.
Vanguard reports that their resignations were followed by the defection of over 6,000 members of the party to PDP in Tine-Nine, Ukum local government area of the state. Read more:
The news outlet also reported that Akor who confirmed his exit from APC, said he left because of the manner he was treated when the choice of the governorship running mate was made.
Apeh, on his part, was reported to have said that he dumped the party for personal reasons.