Former Lagos PDP Organising Secretary, Defects to APC

The Lagos State section of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday said it had gotten Mr Mutiu Okunola, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), into its overlap.

Mr Abiodun Salami ,state APC Assistant Publicity Secretary made the divulgence to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos .

NAN reports that Okunola,a previous Organizing Secretary of the PDP in the state,was the gathering's contender for Ikeja Federal Constituency in the last decisions .

He lost to the applicant of the APC, Mr James Faleke ,who is the government official speaking to the zone.

Salami said the previous PDP authority joined APC at a short function at the gathering secretariat.

"He has joined the triumphant party,the APC; he joined at an extremely short function at the gathering secretariat a couple of days prior.

"Everything was done at the workplace of the executive, Alhaji Tunde Balogun ,within the sight of a couple of gathering authorities .

"We welcome him to APC.He has made the privilege decision",Salami said.

He said the gathering would keep on inviting new individuals into its overlap as it was for all Lagosians and for the benefit of the general population .

Affirming his absconding to NAN, Okunola said he left the PDP in view of its interior emergency, and what he called poor association in the resistance.

The previous PDP authority said he joined the APC since he trusted it was better sorted out, and that it was the general population's gathering.

"It is true.I have left the PDP to join the APC. I left since I could never again remain in a gathering that isn't sorted out and can not secure the interests of individuals .

"I trust APC is better composed to serve the interests of all Lagosians,"he said .

The previous Lagos PDP Organizing Secretary pledged to do his best to increase the value of his new gathering .

In the mean time ,the Lagos State section of the PDP has encouraged Okunola to indicate gratefulness to his previous gathering for whatever political resource he may have progressed toward becoming .

Attention Secretary of the gathering in the state, Mr Taofik Gani ,while affirming his (Okunola's) exit from PDP ,encouraged him to indicate respectability and not talk sick of the gathering that made him.

He said the previous PDP authority had settled on his choice and that there was nothing anyone could do about it.

NAN reports that generally, there had been surrenders of PDP individuals in Lagos, to the decision APC following its disheartening excursion finally governorship and place of gathering races .

Mr Moyosore Ogunlewe, child of a previous Minister of Works ,Sen.Adeseye Ogunlewe ,who challenged as PDP possibility for the Kosofe 1,House of Assembly situate in the last race as of late abandoned to APC.

Likewise, Mr Dipo Olorunrinu ,the solitary PDP administrator who lost his re-appointment offer for Amuwo-Odofin 1 state supporters situate, has additionally joined the APC.

(NAN)

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