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5 PDP grassroots leaders, supporters defect to APC in Ondo

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Adetimehin said that APC was not resting on its oars however working assiduously to woo all leaders of PDP to the APC within the state.

“I’ve mentioned it many occasions that this state is for the progressives. You possibly can hear from them that they determined to go away the conservatives and are available to the progressives household.


“A few of them have been leaders of PDP, particularly on the grassroots, and politics is about grassroots. They’re politicians of excessive reputation, lively politicians.

“They’re coming so as to add worth to us and strengthen our votes for the following election.

“By the grace of God, extra of them are nonetheless coming. Earlier than the tip of the 12 months, there might be no PDP on this state,” he said.

The chairman requested different leaders of APC within the state to just accept the decampees and provides them a level-playing floor.


Additionally talking, Mr Dele Fagoriola, one of many defectors, mentioned that hey determined to hitch APC to show the nation round for the higher.

Fagoriola, former Chairman of the Akure North Native Authorities council of the state, mentioned that he believed within the management of Sen. Bola Tinubu, the president-elect, in his capabilities to remodel the nation positively when inaugurated on Could 29.

He requested all Nigerians, regardless of their ethnic and non secular affiliations, to help Tinubu.

Fagoriola mentioned that Tinubu laid a great basis for Lagos as governor, including that when inaugurated, he would take Nigeria to a larger top and relevance within the comity of countries.


He mentioned he joined APC to contribute his personal quotas to improvement, including that he’s a grassroots politician that may deliver immense contributions to APC, particularly on the grassroots.

Equally, Mr Adeyinka Banso, one other defector, mentioned that he left PDP contemplating the progressive mindset of APC.

Banso, former member of the state Home of Meeting, said that PDP had misplaced focus on the grassroots, state and federal ranges, saying his membership and contributions within the celebration could be meaningless as a result of there was critical frustration within the celebration.

He mentioned that he joined the APC in order that the dividends of democracy may get to him and his individuals.


Different leaders who decamped to the APC are Mr Femi Akinwehinmi, former officio of PDP, Mr Charles Adeduro, former Chairman of the Ondo East Native Authorities, and ex Chairman of Central Senatorial Chairman of PDP and Mr Boro Onibalusi.