Recently, the All progressive congress, APC seems to be losing their members to their rival party, PDP. If you recall, over 1000 members of the Labour party, LP also defected to PDP.
Meanwhile, Over the weekend, there is strong indication that 10
members of Ogun State House of Assembly have defected to the
People’s Democratic Party, PDP, from the ruling All Progressive
This brings to 13 PDP members in the House as the party before
now had three members elected under the party.
The defection was reportedly facilitated by a member of House of
Representatives representing Yewa South/Ipokia Federal
Constituency, Abiodun Akinlade, who dumped APC for the PDP.
A lawmaker representing Ijebu North-East , Samson Onademuren
gave the hint last week during a PDP rally held in Abeokuta ,
claiming that, he was the secretary of a 3-member faction in the
Assembly against the state governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.
The Assembly which comprises 26 members now reportedly has
13 PDP members while Labour Party, LP, and APC reportedly
shared the remaining 13 members.
Akinlade while receiving the PDP flag, said he decided to join the
PDP because of its laudable programmes for the people in the
He promised the people of the state better lives under the PDP,
claiming he had lined up some developmental programmes for the
In his remarks, Onademuren said “I can tell you authoritatively that
members of G 13 where I am the Secretary are ready to join the
PDP. I have come as the Secretary of the G 13 members of the
state House of Assembly to take the flag of the PDP, I want to say
that all of us have decided to join the PDP.”