Breaking: Atiku’s bid gets a boost as ADP members move en-mass into PDP in Ekiti

Breaking: Atiku’s bid gets a boost as ADP members move en-mass into PDP in Ekiti

- Otunba Segun Adewale leads members and supporters of the ADP to the PDP ahead of the presidential election

- Adewale says it is time to ensure massive votes for Atiku Abubakar of the PDP

- The former governorship candidate of the ADP in Ekiti also gives N1 million to support the PDP in Ekiti

Otunba Segun Adewale, the governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in the gubernatorial election in Ekiti state in June 2018, has led thousands of his supporters back to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Legit.ng learnt that Adewale who addressed a huge crowd of supporters at Ipoti, in Ijero local government area, told the gathering that it is time to return back home.

“We must ensure that we deliver a resounding victory for the incoming president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and at this point, we must all come together to rescue Nigeria from perverted poverty ravaging the country,” he told the members and supporters.

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A statement by his party said Adewale, who is currently an adopted member of the ADP and whose supporters cut across all the 16 local government areas of the state, was directed to return to the PDP where he originally belonged to prepare for the presidential other elections.

The returnees were received by the state secretary of the PDP who represented the state chairman.

At the meeting, Adewale also donated N1 million to assist the PDP in the build up to the presidential election.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on February 16.

Atiku gave the assurance while addressing thousands of party faithful at a presidential rally at the Adokiye Amiesimaka stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday, February 11.

The PDP presidential candidate who was accompanied by his running mate, Peter Obi, and other leaders of the party promised to uphold the rule of law.

It also reported that following the huge welcome received by Atiku Abubakar, in Kano state, the party's chairman, Uche Secondus, said the political organisation's success at the forthcoming poll is certain.

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Secondus and another party chieftain, former Kano state governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, declared that it is over for the opposition party, the All Progressives Congress.

Addressing the thousands of youths who attended the PDP rally in Kano, Kwankwaso, popularly known as Kwankwasiyya, said the state belongs to PDP.

He said: “Today, Kano people and particularly, the youths have shown that Kano is for PDP and Kwankwasiyya."

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