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16 Kwara LG chairmen, councilors, others abandon APC for PDP

By Layi Olanrewaju, Ilorin on 02/08/2018

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As the wind of defection continues to blow in Kwara State, 16 All Progressives Congress (APC) Local Government chairmen in the state have officially announced their defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Addressing journalists in Ilorin, Thursday, the state chairman, Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), who is also the council boss of Oyun Local Government Area of Kwara State, Joshua Omokanye, said that their decision was not in conflict with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and supported by Section 109 (1) (g).

Omokanye, who said that the defection train carried along with it all political office holders at the third tier of government, added that it included council chairmen, vice chairmen, Speakers, LG secretaries, supervisory councillors, 193 elected councillors and other political appointees.

“It is our collective resolve to join the Peoples Democratic Party as the worthy alternative platform to further our political careers and work for the advancement of the generality of our people.

“Since we are welcomed by the party, we have no doubt it wouldn’t be like the conglomeration of strange bedfellows that APC had been in the last four years.

“We have in the recent time experienced untoward developments within the political party we all claim to belong and loyal to.

“Precisely, it would be noted that All Progressives Congress is being controlled by a cabal who are hellbent in destroying its ever-rising acceptability before the populace..."

Excerpted from a Daily Sun report

 

Source News Express

Posted 02/08/2018 7:24:44 PM

 

 

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