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2,500 PDP members defect to APC in Kwara


Barely a week to the Governorship and House of Assembly elections, over 2, 500 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ilorin West and Asa local government of Kwara.
While over 2, 000 PDP members defected in Ilorin, 500 defected to the APC in Asa local government.
The defection in Ilorin took place on Sunday at Taiwo area and was led by leader of the group, Mr Bamidele Aluko, a former member of the State House of Assembly and a staunch foot soldier of Sen Bukola Saraki.
They were received by chieftains of APC, Alhaji Kunle Suleiman and Mr Olawoyin Magaji.
Aluko was also the chairman of the Kwara United Football Club and the PDP leader in Badari Ward of Ilorin West, the most populated local government area of Kwara State.
Other top defectors include Alhaji Alao Abdulyekeen, another PDP top gun from Baboko area of Ilorin, and Akeem Dare youth leader from Balogun Fulani ward 1.
The mass defection took place in Taiwo area of Ilorin, led by Mr Bamidele Aluko, a former House of Assembly member and a staunch foot soldier of Sen. Bukola Saraki.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that similar defection took place last Tuesday where over 500 PDP members from Osin Wara, Osin Egbejila ward and others declared allegiance to the APC in Surulere.


2,500 PDP members defect to APC in Kwara 2,500 PDP members defect to APC in Kwara Reviewed by Peter Hosea on March 04, 2019 Rating: 5

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