Party members numbering not less than 4,000 of the All Progressive Congress, APC, have recently defected to the ruling party in the state, People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Ogbomoso, ElombahNews has learnt.
The defectors picked up their membership forms of the Peoples Democratic Party in Surulere and Ogo Oluwa Local Government Area of Oyo State, making them fresh members of the ruling Party in the State.
Welcoming the defectors to the PDP fold, the Party Chairman in Surulere Local Government, Mr. Adegbite Isaiah, said that the working method of Governor Seyi Makinde is the main reason why many people want to be part of his administration.
Adegbite stressed that Makinde led administration is working hand in hand with the people both in the city and in the grassroots level of the State, to make sure the State take back her old glory as Pace Setter in all ramifications.
He noted that the defected members of the APC, who are now new members of the PDP in Oyo State, are top stakeholders in APC grassroots politics, stressed that their defection will means a lot to both parties.
Adegbite maintained that the new members will have impact in the development of the state and the party in general, noting that they are plus for the State PDP.
Speaking on behalf of the defectors, Hon. Sunday Makanjuola, former Oyo lawmaker, said that their coming back to the party is to ensure that the Party takeover in Ogo oluwa and Surulere Local Government.