Osun 2022: Adeleke's Running Mate Dumps PDP for APC With Over 10,000 Supporters
Yesterday was a huge blow to the team of the PDP candidate in Osun as the running mate to Senator Ademola Adeleke in the 2018 Osun State governorship election, Mr. Albert Adeogun, and the factional state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state, Wale Ojo, on Tuesday, led over 10,000 defectors to the All Progressives Congress.
Among the defectors were; Mr. Ayodele Asalu, a House of Representatives aspirant in Ede Federal Constituency on the platform of PDP and Soji Ibikunle.
While receiving the defectors during a rally held at Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Osogbo, APC National Secretary, Senator Iyiola Omisore, commended them for taking the right decision to join the party.
He said, “We have received you wholeheartedly and welcomed you into an atmosphere of equality and justice.
“We invite you to join hands with us and let us work together for the development of our beloved Osun and our nation.”
Addressing the rally, the state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, lauded the new members for taking a decisive step to enhance their political stature, saying that APC is known for fair play.
“I congratulate our friends and brothers who have made a critical decision for their political careers and fortunes. You have come at the right time and you have nothing to fear.
You are already members, there will be no discrimination whatsoever. Senator Omisore is a testimony that our party values people of substance and gives a fair chance to all,” Oyetola said.
Edo Assembly Speaker Dumps APC; Joins PDP
The Edo state house of assembly speaker; Rt Hon Frank Okiye has now officially dumped the All Progressives Congress and moved to the Peoples Democratic Party.The Esan North East 1 lawmaker made this decision public during a program he held with his APC stalwart in Uromi on Sarturday.It will be recalled that the Uromi born politician is a close ally to the embattled governor of Edo state; Godwin Obaseki; who joined PDP last month to fulfill his second term ambition.
Imo PDP Spokesman Dumps Party For APC
Few months after the Chairman of the people Democratic Party; PDP in Imo state resigned from the party, the publicity secretary of the opposition party in Imo State, Damian Opara, has also resigned from the party.Opara made his resignation known on Thursday in a letter he addressed to the state chairman of the party.The politician who thanked the party leadership for the opportunity to serve as its spokesperson for four years, did not disclose the reason for his re...
Ondo 2020: Akeredolu Introduces New Running Mate To Tinubu And Sanwo-Olu
As the October 10 gubernatorial election in Ondo state is fast approaching, the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, yesterday Friday 31st July, 2020, visited the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu in Lagos in company of his running mate, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa.The Governor who made this public posted this on his official twitter account said he visited Asiwaju Tinubu and Mr. Sa...
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