Nigeria, Feb. 7 -- The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has again explained why he left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Mr Umahi, who was elected governor twice after also serving two terms as deputy governor under the PDP, defected from the party in November last year.

In Jigawa State on Saturday as the guest of Governor Muhammad Badaru, Mr Umahi said PDP's politics of bitterness and anger drove him out of the opposition party.

Speaking to a crowd of government officials and APC supporters at a ceremony to commission a road project in Jigawa, Mr Umahi said his major problem in the PDP was that he was expected to "be castigating President Muhammadu Buhari."

The event in Babura, ...