Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswil Akpabio, yesterday, said that his heart was with President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 election despite the fact that he was a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Akpabio who was the Senate Minority leader before his defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in August, stated this when he led elders and leaders of the APC to visit President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
He alleged that throughout PDP 16 years in office at the federal level, there was not even one-kilometre road project by the Federal Government in the state. Akpabio who was Chairman.
PDP Governors Forum said that Akwa Ibom State would be the first state in South-South that would be won be APC in 2019, stressing that, what remained of the PDP in the state was mere carcass as the body and soul of the party had joined the APC. He said that over 266,000 new members have registered with the APC with him even as some others have dumped the PDP.