The Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Olagunju Ojo, the Minority Leader, Ademola Ige and five other lawmakers, on Tuesday defected to three different political parties.
This was disclosed in separate letters read by the Clerk of the House, Mr Paul Bankole, during the plenary session in Ibadan.
According to News Agency of Nigeria, the Speaker, Ojo (Labour Party-Orire), Mrs Wunmi Oladeji (Labour Party-Ogbomoso North) and Solomon Olukayode (Labour Party-Ogbomoso South) defected to the All Progressives Congress.
Gbenga Oyekola ( Labour Party-Atiba) and Peter Oyetunji (Labour Party-Ogo Oluwa/Surulere), on the other hand, defected to African Democratic Congress and Peoples Democratic Party respectively.
The Minority Leader, Mr Ige (Accord Party-Ibadan South-East II) and Mr Fatai Adesina (Accord Party-Ibadan South-East I) defected to the ADC.