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Fayose’s aide, others dump PDP for APC

By News desk

Former Special Assistant on Local Government Affairs to Ekiti State ex-Governor, Ayodele Fayose,  has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The aide, Ayodeji Adu, along with some PDP supporters in Afao Ekiti, announced their defection when the  campaign train of the APC  House of Assembly candidate in Irepodun/ Ifelodun State Constituency II, Hakeem Jamiu, arrived the community on Wednesday.

The former governor’s aide, who spoke for the defectors, said they were captivated by Gov. Kayode Fayemi’s “sterling” leadership qualities in taking the decision.

“This  decision to dump PDP for APC was borne out of  patriotism and it is  for the betterment of my state and  country home

“Afao Ekiti, despite  producing  the governor of the state for eight years is still in shambles without meaningful development, hence the need to embrace the right ideas that can take the town out of the current economic and social despondency

” I pledge my commitment to the success of the APC candidate in Afao-Ekiti. I want to assure that  the APC will have a block vote in the town come Saturday, ” he said.

Jamiu assured the people of the state that the next assembly would not be a rubber stamp under the Fayemi administration.

“Governor Fayemi is exposed and I know that he will see the new legislative arm as partners in progress,’’ he said.

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