President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, at Aso Rock hours after he officially switched from PDP to APC.

Umahi was led to the Villa by APC National Caretaker Chairman and Yobe States Governor, Alhaji Mai Buni.

He was accompanied by the Governors of Kebbi, Niger, Jigawa and The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.

Umahi joined the APC formally on Thursday, dumping the Peoples Democratic Party.

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“They are my children and I love them very much as the father of the state.”

Umahi also boasted that Ebonyi is presently 99.9 per cent APC.

“We have the deputy governor, speaker of the House of Assembly, 110 state executive council members, 1,200 executive assistants, senior technical assistants and technical assistants and 374 LGA liaison officers together in this agreement.