- Ogun state House of Assembly minority leader, Olawale Alausa, has defected to the APC
- Alausa said he took the decision after due consultations with his constituents and supporters
- Out of the 26 members of the house, APC now has 18, APM three, ADC three, while PDP has two
The minority leader of Ogun state House of Assembly, Olawale Alausa, on Thursday, May 2, defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Legit.ng reports that the lawmaker who represents Ijebu-Ode constituency announced his defection in a letter dated April 23, and read by the speaker, Suraj Adekunbi, during plenary in Abeokuta.
The legislator said he took the decision after due consultations with his constituents and supporters.
“I wish to notify your good office of my decision to join the APC after due consultations with my constituents," he said.
In his response, the speaker wished him well in his new party. “You are welcome to the next level,” he said.
Out of the 26 members of the house, APC now has 18, APM three, ADC three, while PDP has two.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra House of Assembly, Ikem Uzozie, defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) weeks after the 2019 elections.
Uzozie, a two term member of the House, said he left APGA to enjoy greater peace of mind, saying the party has refused to reverse his suspension of over five months.
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