April 16, 2024

Thousands of PDP, SDP Members Join APC, Declares Support ForUsman Ododo

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By:Abubakar S. H

Both men and women in the opposition parties in kogi Eastern senatorial District have recently Dumps the People’s Democratic party, PDP and Social Democratic Party, SDP, for the ruling party, APC.

This development was confirmed from the recent event in government House when the decampees visited the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello on Monday.

The governor received a group of former members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and social Democratic Party from Ofu, Igalamela/Odolu and Ibaji Local Government Areas who have decided to join the All Progressives Congress (APC) and pledged their support for the APC gubernatorial candidate, Ododo Ahmed Usman, in the upcoming Kogi 2023 elections.

The Leader of the group, former caretaker Chairman of Igalamela Local Government Area, Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim, along with Hon. Adama Sani and Aikoye Anu, the defectors from Ajaka Ward 1 and 2 joined the APC. Other notable leaders who also defected to the APC included former President of the PDP National Youth Movement, Ahmed Mahmud, and Saidatu Ogohi, the Ajaka Ward 1 Women Leader.

Governor Bello expressed his appreciation to the defectors for recognizing the achievements of his administration and for choosing to join the APC.

The governor emphasized that the APC, being a progressive party, welcomes all individuals who are willing to contribute to the development of the state, assuring them that they will have equal rights and opportunities within the APC, just like the existing members.

Speaking on behalf of the defectors, Abdullahi Ibrahim explained that their decision to join the APC was based on the remarkable achievements of the current administration, which have positively impacted all local government areas in Kogi State. He specifically highlighted the rehabilitation of the Umomi-Akpagidigbo-Ugwolawo-Ajaka-Idah road, a significant infrastructure project in Igalamela, as a key reason for their support for Governor Bello and his party. Abdullahi further mentioned that Governor Bello’s accomplishments had led to an influx of opposition party members joining the APC, and they were determined not to be left behind.

Abdullahi expressed their readiness to work towards securing victory for the APC in the upcoming governorship in kogi state.

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