Ahead of the 2023 governorship and House of Assembly elections, no fewer than 5,000 aggrieved members of the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State at the weekend dumped the party for the rulling party, All Progressives Congress, (APC) in ABEOKUTA south local government.
The defectors were led by Akeem Amosun, former PDP’s House of Representatives Aspirant for Abeokuta South Federal Constituency, in the last PDP Primaries elections.
The mass defection is coming ahead of this week’s governorship and house of Assembly elections in the state.
The former House of Representatives candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) in 2019, Abeokuta South federal constituency, Akeem Amosun, and his teeming supporters also unanimously endorsed governor Abiodun for second term in office
Speaking at an event in Idi-Aba area of Abeokuta, where he and his supporters met with the governor, Amosun said his supporters are made up of mainly traders, artisans and civil servants who are not politicians, promising to deliver 50,000 votes to the governor in the governorship election.
Governor Abiodun, in his response, lauded them for the trust reposed in him, calling on them to impress it on their friends, family members, and colleagues to vote APC on March 11.