YPP Merges Structure With APC In Akwa Ibom
THE Akwa Ibom State chapter of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) has merged its structure with that of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
The development was made open during a solidarity visit to the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, in Ukana, Essien Udim Local Government Area, during the weekend, Naija News understands.
According to Daily Trust, the governorship candidate of YPP, Senator Bassey Akpan, along with the deputy governorship candidate, AIG Asuquo Amba (rtd), and other party officials, expressed that this merger is not driven by any intention to contest the 2027 elections.
Speaking on the decision, the State Chairman of YPP, Pastor Nyeneime Andy, also stated that the party’s candidates in the legislative houses will officially defect to the APC after the rerun election in Ikono/Ini Federal Constituency and Ibiono Ibom State Constituency.
In his remark, Senate President Akpabio acknowledged the politician’s move as a recognition of the president’s efforts to salvage the nation by opposition parties.