The aspirants and their supporters defected at a ceremony in Naka, the headquarters the local government.
Aliegba said he joined the APC because of the leadership qualities of President Muhammadu Buhari and Senator George Akume .
He promised to work with Akume in achieving success for the party in the area and entire state.
Mngutyo, Benue State House of Assembly member representing Tarka, who received the defectors on behave of Senator Akume said with the massive crowd that turn put who attended the occasion was an indication that APC is the party to beat in 2019.
The father of the House of Representative member for Gwer and Gwer West Constituency, Felix Gbilagh, who also spoke at the ceremony, said the people are solidly behind APC and the aspirant of their son, Chief Titus Zam.