The Deputy Imo Speaker, Okey Onyekanma, and the Minority Leader, Ekene Nnodimele, have resigned.
They equally announced his defection. Hon Okey Onyekanma defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the All progressives Congress while Hon Ekene Nnodimele defected from the All Progressives Grand Alliance.
Others State House Assembly defected to APC are:
Hon Chyna Iwuanyanwu of nwangele defects to APC
Hon Paul Emeziem of onuimo defects to APC
Hon obinna okwara nkwere defects to APC
Hon Chidiebere of okigwe constituency defects to APC
Hon Arthur Egwim of ideato north defects to APC
Hon. Ngozi obiefule of Isu state constituency defects to APC
Hon Heclus Okoro of ohaji egbema defects to APC
The Speaker read the letter of resignation during the ongoing Plenary on Tuesday.