The ex-Senate minority leader also revealed that he would no longer contest for the governorship post in the state.
Odunews.com had earlier reported that Senator Abaribe dumped the Peoples Democratic Party two days after he withdrew from the state’s governorship race.
Abaribe confirmed to VANGUARD that he has joined APGA and will seek reelection to the upper chamber by participating in the party’s senatorial primary election slated for Saturday.
A member of the APGA Board of Trustees BoT, Chief Ahamdi Nweke, also confirmed that Senator Abaribe “is now fully with APGA”.
He said: ”The most-ranking Senator in Abia has joined the progressives to deliver Abia from the clutches of the forces that have held the state down.