After his defection from PDP to APC, Ebonyi state Governor, Dave Umahi was received by president Muhammadu buhari in the presidential Villa, Abuja on 19th November, 2020.
He visited the presidential Villa few hours after his formal declaration for the All progressive Congress (APC).
Femi Adesina who is a media aide to the president, posted on his social media handles that “president Buhari receives Ebonyi state Governor who recently defected to APC in state House on 19th Nov 2020”, he posted this attaching pictures.
Other persons present at the meeting are APC National caretaker chairman, Yobe governor, Alhaji Mai Buni, the secretary to the government of the federation, Boss mustapha, chairman progressive Governor, Gov Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state, Chief of staff to the president, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, Governor Mohammed Badaru of Jigawa and former president of the senate, Sent Ken Nnamani.
The governor said Ebonyi is presently 99.9 per cent APC as he left the remainder for the national assembly members among other non-defectors.
“Do not castigate them because they are looking for something and will come back when they get it.
“They are my children and I love them very much as the father of the state,” he said.