APC Receives Boost As Dapo Abiodun Welcomes Adebutu, Kashamu’s Loyalist, Over 5000 PDP Members

APC Receives Boost As Dapo Abiodun Welcomes Adebutu, Kashamu’s Loyalist, Over 5000 PDP Members

  • No fewer than 5000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state
  • The defectors were members of Ladi Adebutu and late Buruji Kashamu's faction of the party in Ogun state
  • The new members commended Governor Dapo Abiodun for infrastructural development in the state, adding that they came to the party to make his second term aspiration works

Ikenne, Ogun - Not less than 5000 members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state.

The Guardian reports that the defectors were members of Ladi Adebutu and late Buruji Kashamu’s factions in the party in Iperu, Ikenne local council of the state.

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Governor Dapo Abiodun after a stakeholder meeting in Ogun state Source: Prince Dr. Dapo Abiodun - MFR
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Governor Dapo Abiodun, who received them on Wednesday, June 22, thanked them for joining the APC. stating that inclusiveness and open-door policy being adopted by the current administration have made many members of other political parties join the ruling party.

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“I want to assure you that you will be given equal treatment as every member of the party is one family. This government is your government and we are ready to accommodate whoever is ready to join hands with us towards development of the state, irrespective of religious, political or tribal affiliation.

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“Our party is focused and committed to the transformation of the state. Since the inception of the current administration, a lot of developmental projects, including road reconstruction, rehabilitation of primary health centres, youths’ empowerment, among others, had been carried out in all the three senatorial districts of the state,” the governor stated.

Get your PVCs to exercise your civic responsibility - Abiodun tells defectors

Abiodun then urged the defectors to obtain their permanent voter cards (PVCs) to enable them to exercise their civic responsibilities in the 2023 general elections.

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“Elections are coming up next year and for you to take part, I want you to go and get your PVC. This is the card that will allow you exercise your civic responsibilities and the power to choose those you want to govern you”, he advised.

The defector through their spokesperson, Shittu, commended Abiodun for massive infrastructural development in the state.

Shittu said their reason for joining the ruling party was to work and support Abiodun in his second-term aspiration.

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In a statement, the Ogun leader disclosed that Tinubu is the best man to win the 2023 presidency slated for February.

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Abiodun expressed confidence that the presidential standard-bearer of the APC Tinubu, will deepen the nation’s democratic ethos and good governance if elected.

Your Exco Has Not Sat For 3 Months, Group Slams Governor Abiodun With Serious Allegations

An indigenous group in Ogun state has alleged that Governor Dapo Abiodun has not convened an exco meeting for three months.

The group, Ogun Indigenous People's Pact, said the governor's failure to do what is part of his constitutional duties is negatively affecting the state.

OIPP in a statement on Monday, May 23, claimed that this alleged inactiveness of the administration plays out in shabby projects and programmes embarked upon by it.

Source: Legit.ng

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