YPP Collapses Structure into APC In Akwa Ibom


The Akwa Ibom State chapter of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) has collapsed its structure with that of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.

The party made this known at the weekend when its governorship candidate, Senator Bassey Akpan, deputy governorship candidate, AIG Asuquo Amba (rtd), State Executive Committee led by its Chairman, Pastor Nyeneime Andy, its Elders’ Council, chapter and ward officers paid a solidarity visit to the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio in Ukana, Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state.

Speaking during the visit, Akpan explained that his decision to collapse his party structure into the APC has nothing to do with any intention to contest election in 2027.

On his part, the State Chairman of YPP, Pastor Nyeneime Andy said candidates of the party in the two legislative houses will officially defect to the APC after the rerun election in Ikono/Ini Federal Constituency and Ibiono Ibom State Constituency.

Responding, the Senate President said the move by the YPP leaders has shown that the president’s efforts to salvage the nation is being recognised by opposition parties.