Akure - Thousands of members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) have joined the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ondo State, reports The Nation.
The defectors are mainly from Irele Local Government area of the state.
They said their decision to defect to SDP was to enable them to work for the success of Dr. Olu Agunloye, who is aspiring to become the governor of the state in 2016.
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According to them, the leaders of their former parties had neglected their plight, especially the high the level of poverty among their people.
They expressed optimism that Agunloye would be given the SDP ticket as its governorship flag-bearer ahead of the November 26, 2016 governorship poll and vowed to continually rally support for his candidature.
- News 24