More than 4000 APC members defect to PDP in Ogbomoso


…As Stakeholders boast of 2023 Election Victory

By Akinlabi Afolabi, Ibadan

Ahead of the 2023 Election in Oyo state, more than four thousands members of Rival Party, All Progressive Party (APC) denounced their membership as the pick-up membership form to be part of the People Democratic Party in Surulere and Ogo oluwa Local Governments of Ogbomoso area of Oyo state.

While welcome the defectors to the party, Chairman, Adegbite Isaiah, of Surulere Local Government said the method of government by Engr Seyi Makinde is the main reason why many want to be part of the administration as it is the government of the people and who is working in hand with the people both in the city and in the grassroots level of the state.

He added that the new members are top stakeholders who will impact in the development of the state and the party in general.

“This is a great achievement seeing top stakeholders joining the political party and come 2023, it is victory for PDP in Ogo oluwa Local Government and Surulere Local Government of Oyo state. These people actually started with this party before moving due to misunderstanding and we are happy to be back together as family and we are ready to start working together to ensure we are stable to win the next election which we are sure of winning due to the fact that many are coming in to join us and we are counting numbers every day.”

“They have seen the difference between the administration of the PDP and that of the rival as the current administration in Oyo state under the leadership of Engr Seyi Makinde is focused on how to ensure that Oyo state is under on the Umbrella of the People Democratic Party.”

Also speaking at the event, Chairman, Ogo Oluwa Local Government, Ojo Oluwaseun also expressed his happiness over the defect of top political members into the People Democratic Party and this is a total swept of the rival party In Ogbomoso and Oyo State in general.

“ I am very to see our brothers coming in to join this great political party and it is sure that the next election will be in the favor of our party as we already have 80% to 90% chance of winning.”

Fmr Hon of the Oyo state House of Assembly, Hon Peter Olusegun Oyetunji, who was one the prominent politicians that join allegiance with the People Democratic Party said he is keen to the development of the state and so far he is impressed with the current administration of the state.

“I started PDP in Surulere Local Government and there was never a time I left the party, we only had disagreement and now we are back to the party to push forward in terms of development.”

Also, Hon Sunday Makanjuola who is also fmr member coming back also promised to ensure the takeover of the party in Ogo oluwa and Surulere Local Government.


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