Ita-Giwa Ex-Presidential adviser to dump PDP for APC today

Ita-Giwa said she's defecting to the APC with her huge supporters from her Bakassi constituency to boost the fortunes of the party in Cross River State.

  • Published:
Senator Florence Ita-Giwa play

Senator Florence Ita-Giwa

(File)
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Senator Florence Ita-Giwa will defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) today, April 7.

The former presidential adviser said she is joining her contemporaries in the ruling party.

Ita-Giwa disclosed this on Thursday, April 6.

According to her, she has been idle in the PDP for over one year. She added that her huge supporters from her constituency, Bakassi, will also join the APC to boost the fortunes of the party in Cross River State.

From May 1999 to May 2003, Ita-Giwa was elected as a senator to represent the Cross River South senatorial district on the platform of the All Peoples Party.

ALSO READ: Ita-Giwa celebrates 70th birthday

After leaving the senate in 2003, she joined the PDP, and became former president Olusegun Obasanjo's Special Adviser on National Assembly Matters.