Six lawmakers at the Imo State House of Assembly on Monday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party.
.The lawmakers announced their defections in a letter they addressed to the Speaker and read by the clerk of the House during plenary .
.Five of the lawmakers until their defection on Monday were members of the Action Alliance and the sixth person was a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance .
.The AA lawmakers who defected to the PDP were Mike Iheanaetu ( Aboh Mbaise ) , Victor Onyewuchi ( Owerri West ) , Ken Agbim ( Ahiazu Mbaise ) Lloyd Chukwuemeka ( Owerri North ) and Bruno Ukoha ( Ezinihittte Mbaise )Chiji Collins ( Isiala Mbano) defected from APGA to PDP .
.It was gathered that the defection of Collins was to enable him to emerge the next Speaker of the Assembly.