Hundreds of members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Ogun State, have renounced their membership of the party and joined the rulling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
The decampees, from Yewa North and Imeko Afon Federal Constituency, who were loyal to the PDP faction of former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, were received by Governor Ibikunle Amosun in Abeokuta, yesterday.
Leader of the decampees, Bashorun Sola Akinfenwa said “we have come to stay permanently in APC, having seen the transformational and developmental projects that the Governor Ibikunle Amosun led government has embarked on.
“We are greatly mobilising our people, because of your tremendous projects and your declaration to hand over power to an Ogun West indigene, come 2019”, Akinfenwa, supported by Hon. Muyibi Bankole and Mrs. Ramota Adegbesa, said.
He reiterated his administration’s commitment to work till its last day in office, restating that all the ongoing projects embarked upon by his government would be completed.
State Chairman of the APC, Alhaji Tajudeen Lemboye, Speaker, Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Suraj Adekunbi and party leaders, were also present to welcome the decampees.