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Ex-Kogi PDP deputy chairman joins APC

21 January 2016, 15:04

Lokoja - Former Kogi State deputy chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Idris Jimoh, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

He defected with thousands of his supporters, reports Daily Sun

Jimoh, in a letter dated January 5 and addressed to the PDP ward chairman of Obeiba Ward One in Okehi Local Government Area, gave no reason for dumping the party.

Also read: Founding member of PDP defects to APC

It was, however, gathered that Jimoh’s defection to the APC may not be unconnected with the role some highly placed individuals in the PDP played to frustrate his ambition when he contested the state chairman in September 2015.

Jimoh and his supporters are expected to be officially welcomed into the APC at an elaborate ceremony.

Read more at Daily Sun

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