Hon Edward Eta Ogon, Chief Mrs Monique Tawo Ogon and a multitude of his supporters formally defected from PDP to APC on Saturday, 24th July, 2021 in Nsadop, Boje Ward, Boki LGA.
In his Defection speech he said the fragmentation in the PDP which led to the exclusion of key stakeholders in the ward and local government congresses led to a large segment of PDP moving to The APC.
He also reaffirm his commitment to work for the digital governor, Sir Benedict Ayade to accomplish his dream of making Cross River State a dream state for all.
Ogon in humility to his people has come out to say thank you for the overwhelming support he received during this exercise.
Hon Ogon, a legal practitioner and a former member of the House of Representatives, representing Ikom/Boki Federal Constituency, a Three times Commissioner in the State and presently, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Mortgage Finance and Estate Development. In this capacity, he is leveraging on his vast private sector experience to get investors to build houses for civil servants under a mortgage financing scheme.
Hon Ogon is the progenitor of the ‘The Time is Now’ , a pro poor and pro people political organization.
Following his then novel and far spread empowerment schemes while in the House of Reps, he has been described and adjudged as the Best Performing Member of the National Assembly from Cross River State during his one term tenure.