A member of house of assembly who was elected under the peoples democratic party has finally defected to the All progressive congress. Hon. Martains Manah representing Ahoada East Constituency 1 on the 2nd of June, 2018 decided to join the band wagon of APC. Stating that for the past 3 years PDP has not done well in terms of the welfare for his people and that all the projects he has proposed for his constituency has not being signed till date. He went further to say that the house is under oppression from the governor, because most of them wants to the party but are oppressed. The lawmaker said that he Wike’s three years tenure has being full of deceit and that he has come to preach change urging his supporters to work with him to unseat PDP come 2019 elections. Finally he stated that if the people of Rivers Can align with the FG that More dividends will get to them. Saying the problem affecting the state is the proposed statement by PDP that the state is under opposition from FG but said are lies that the state has never being under opposition by rather they have failed to embrace change.