Greater than 100 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday joined the Labour Occasion (LP) in Abeokuta South Native Authorities Space of Ogun State.
The decampees have been acquired into the LP by the State govt led by its Chairman, Michael Asade, and the LP candidate in Abeokuta South Federal Constituency, Tolulope Philips, in Abeokuta, the state capital.
Talking after receiving the Labour Occasion flag, a frontrunner of the decampees, Ajibola Olowogbola, mentioned “the APC has failed to fulfill our yearnings and expectations, therefore the resolve to hunt higher therapy elsewhere.”
He defined that they joined the get together as a result of they consider Labour Occasion would give them the dividends of democracy, stressing that they made up their minds after assembly with the get together’s candidate in Abeokuta South.
His phrases: “We joined Labour Occasion due to Tolulope Philip. He’s reliable. We belief Labour Occasion and that’s the reason we joined the get together, we consider we are going to get dividends of democracy.”
He, nonetheless, urged the management of the get together to make sure that they got their entitlements.
Whereas welcoming the decampees, Ashade mentioned LP is a one household, saying the welfare of each member is paramount to the management of the get together.
“Labour get together is a household get together and we’re united as one. We’re glad to welcome you into our fold. We want a celebration that can make us to bond as household and that’s what we stand for,” he mentioned.
Ashade, due to this fact, assured the decampees of equal therapy with these they met within the get together.
The LP Abeokuta South Federal Constituency candidate, Philip in his remarks, expressed his enjoyment of welcoming extra folks into the get together.
Philip, who described himself as a people-oriented individual, mentioned the decampees may have one other lease of life within the Labour Occasion.
He puzzled why authorities in any respect ranges failed to supply fundamental facilities for the folks, assuring that he’ll all the time sit down with the folks to know their challenges, if elected.
His phrases: “I’m glad that you’re becoming a member of us. I’ll sit down with you and know what you need. I’m not a politician, however an individual that loves folks and can make them glad.
“It’s excessive time we play people-oriented politics. I’m assuring you, I received’t abandon you.
“Persons are not voting for get together this time round, it’s character. I ponder why our authorities can’t present fundamental facilities for the folks. I’m assuring you that Labour Occasion will ship in case you vote for us.”
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