PDP dead in Oyo state with defection of Alao-Akala, others – Tinubu
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress,(APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, said on Saturday in Ibadan that PDP is dead in Oyo State.
The former Lagos state governor said at a rally at the ancient MapovHall,that”the defection of Alao-Akala and others to the APC is a clear pointer that opposition parties in the state are finished”. while receiving former Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala; former Senate Leader, Teslim Folarin; and hosts of others into the APC.
Those tha defected with AKala were Chief Ayodele Adigun, Senator Brimoh Yusuf, Hon. Asimiyu Alarape, Hon. Dokun Odebunmi, Funke Adesiyan,, Chief Olanrewaju Otiti, Rauf Olaniyan and Hon. Ademola Ojo.
Tinubu said, “Today is very important because of the governor’s birthday.
“I really thank God for my friend, Alao-Akala, and others for joining the APC.
“I also thank God for Folarin and Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja too.
“This APC house is great for all of us.
“I am confident that today’s massive defection into the APC has finished opposition parties in Oyo State.
“We are happy to have you in and we are proud of our party.”
The former Lagos State governor said the APC was the only progressive party in Nigeria and Africa, urging the people to vote APC in the 2019 election.
Ajimobi said Alao-Akala and other defectors were the few good, intelligent and weighty people in the opposition parties across the state.
He said: “The defection of Alao-Akala and others to the APC is a clear pointer that opposition parties in the state are finished.”
Notable APC leaders that attended the rally were Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state, Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun and Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo.