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Thousands of APC members defect to PDP

16 June 2014, 13:13

Ilorin - A total of 1 000 members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, on Sunday in Ilorin defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

The defectors who were from the seven wards in Ilorin West Local Government Area, were received by Mustapha Isowo, State Vice chairman (Central) of the PDP, at Alore in Ajikobi ward, Ilorin.

Isowo expressed happiness that new members took the courage to leave APC for PDP and assured them of equal treatment.

The defectors surrendered their APC membership cards to Isowo who gave them PDP cards in return.

Isowo advised the new members to register as voters when voters’ registration commence in the state.

He assured the new members that with PDP, they would actualise their dreams and aspirations, adding that “PDP is the only party in the country owned by the people.”

Ajadi Abdulfatai, leader of the defectors, who spoke, said they left APC because their expectations were not met.

-  NAN

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