Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) candidate for House of Representatives in Ibarapa North/ Ibarapa Central constituency in 2019 general elections, Dr. Adebayo Anthony Adepoju, has joined the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State.
DAILY POST reports that Adepoju led hundreds of his supporters and that of APC, ADC and ADP to the PDP at a ceremony held at Igboora Garage, Igboora.
At the program were Oyo South Senatorial Chairman of the PDP, Elder Samuel Olawuwo, Commissioner for Special Duties, Hon Funmilayo Orisadeyi, Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Mr. Seun Fakorede and member representing Ibarapa North/Central State Constituency in the Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Peter Ojedokun.
The defectors were received by Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin.
Adepoju, while speaking, said he had no choice than to join the ruling party in Oyo State in view of the various enviable projects being executed by Governor Seyi Makinde across all sectors.
He maintained that in less than two years in office, Makinde had laid the foundation for the total transformation of Oyo State and proven himself as a serious leader who is bent on leaving a lasting legacy for future generations.
Ogundoyin while welcoming the decampees into the PDP on behalf of Governor Seyi Makinde applauded their decision to join the ruling party and described the move as the best at this time.
He said the PDP was the beautiful bride being sought after at the moment by many notable politicians across the country.
Ogundoyin added that the people oriented government of Makinde in Oyo State was becoming a model for others to follow.