APC, ADP Members Decamp with Prince Foluso Adefemi to PDP

By Collins Dupson, 2nd December, 2021

No fewer than 5,000 members of the ruling All Progressive Congress and Action Democratic Party across the 203 wards in Ondo State defected with Prince Foluso Mayowa Adefemi to the opposition People’s Democratic Party.

Welcoming the decampees at the Party Secretarial in Akure, the State Chairman of the party, Alhaji Fatai Adams assured the new members of equal right as their welfare will be adequately taken care of without discrimination.

He described the decampees led by Prince Foluso Adefemi as “political grassrooters”, saying they join PDP due to lack of integrity of the ruling APC and the need to join forces with the PDP to rescue the nation from misrule of the APC.

The Chairman said PDP is ready at all levels to rescue Nigerian from the mal-adminisration of the APC led government.

He condemned the astronomical hike in the tuition fees of the state owned University of Medical Science in Ondo Town, adding that the increment will no doubt deprive the children of the poor access to quality education and dropping out of school.

He charged politicians from other parties to join PDP to rescue the country from poverty, stagnation, insecurity, infrastructure deficit and economy comatose.

Adams tasked members to support people with impeccable characters and integrity for elective position, saying APC misrule is not enough to coast the party to victory as sellable candidates are needed to win election for PDP in 2023.

Speaking at the event, Eyitayo Jegede SAN who represents Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State said PDP umbrella is big enough to accommodate everyone, saying the party belong to everybody not minding the time of joining it.

He asked the decampees to work assiduously as the country’s is preparing for the 2023 general election, noting that PDP stand a better chance of winning the forthcoming elections as Nigerians were tired of APC.

Leading the decampees from Action Democratic Party, the State Chairman of the party, Alhaji Sule Oderinde said the structure of the party has been collapsed to the PDP, saying the new merger will no doubt add values to the party.

” My defecting to the People’s Democratic Party is more of home coming because I was one of the foundation members of the party. I want to be part of the people that will rescue Nigeria from the claw of the ruling party”.

In the same vein, Prince Foluso Mayowa Adefemi said the only party with capacity to rescue the nation is the People’s Democratic Party, noting that the umbrella of the party is big to accommodate every progressive minded person that wants good for Nigeria.

He said his defection is the beginning of new things to come in Ondo State, saying he joined the party to contribute his best quota to the political spectrum of the state and also to add value to already existing structure on ground.

” We are not politicians that will promise what they can’t fulfill; I am very committed to PDP as we have collapsed the structure of ADP to PDP. This is a sincere merger and we are looking forward to a robust relationship in our new party”.

He charged members of the party to shun financial inducement, be committed to the constitution of the party, saying he is optimistic that PDP will take over Ondo State, South West and Nigeria in 2023.

Prince Foluso assured his supporters of inclusiveness and constructive engagements, saying he will continue to build humanity and make his people self reliance and independent.

“Ever since I joined active politics in 2015, I have contested under APC and my contributions to the party is there for everyone to see. We want to show example on how to govern the people and bring dividends of democracy to the people’s door steps”.

Among the dignitaries at the event are the State Executives led by Alhaji Fatai Adams, Eyitayo Jegede SAN, Senator Yele Omogunwa, chieftains of the party across the local government among others.

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