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Ogun PDP lawmaker defects to Labour Party

2015-01-05 22:30
Abeokuta - A Peoples Democratic Party lawmaker representing Ijebu North Constituency in the Ogun State House of Assembly, Joseph Adegbesan has defected to the labour Party, reports The News.

His defection to the Labour Party is coming two months after he joined the PDP from the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Also read: 8 Ogun lawmakers defect to PDP, SDP

Adegbesan, who announced his defection on Monday, has already secured the Labour Party’s ticket for the House of Representatives to represent Ijebu North, East and Ogun Waterside Constituency in the February 14 national assembly election.

He hinted that many of his colleagues in the House whose interests were not protected by the PDP will also defect to other parties.

Read more at The News.

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