LP, PDP supporters join ACN in Ondo community
Scores of Labour Party (LP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in Irekari District of Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State have defected to the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN).
The district comprises five wards.
The event took place during the meeting of Irekari District, hosted by Ward 3 of Idoani.
At the ceremony was the Senator representing Ondo North and a governorship aspirant on the platform of the ACN, Prof Ajayi Borofice.
He urged the residents to be patient, saying they would be liberated from the neglect by the ruling Labour Party (LP).
Borofice noted that by joining the ACN, the people would enjoy the economic and social integration sweeping across the Southwest.
He promised to support whoever emerges as the party’s flag bearer in the October 20 election.
A House of Assembly aspirant for Ose State Constituency in the last election, Olatunji Osati (aka Maxima), urged the party members to work harder to ensure ACN’s victory at the poll.
He hailed Borofice for working for the interest of the Yoruba.
The defectors include Mr Tomisin Ogidan, Lateef Ladan, Aneji Solomon, Akingbade Samuel, Bunmi Adejuwon, Ojo Ateere, Aboluje Femi, Victoria Ojo, Funmilayo Kolawole, Kehinde Akinola, Mrs Saidat Omosco, Mrs Bosede Ogunmola of the LP and Sola Oluwadare.
Others are: Audu Mustapha, Tola Falade, Sunday Arowosafe, Yemisi Owadare, Niran Ogunmola, Mrs Cecelia Daji, Ijimakinde and Mrs Seun Olowofola.
Dignitaries at the ceremony included Mrs Borofice, Gboye Ologbese, Pa Jaiyeola Coker, Femi Ikoyi, Kayode Odofin and Bakare Olukoyi.