Possible Switch to APC, Governor Adeleke? The PDP Addresses Rumors
Osun state – There was speculation that Governor Ademola Adeleke would leave the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and join the All Progressives Congress (APC), but those rumors have been debunked. According to Vanguard, the Osun state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) referred to the rumor that was circulating on social media as “fallacious and cheap lies.”
The party asserted that the APC was the source of the rumor in a statement that was issued and signed by its caretaker chairman, Dr. Akindele. The People’s Democratic Party was successful in electing Governor Adeleke to the position of Governor of Osun State. Credit for the image goes to @AAdeleke 01 Twitter is the source. This is what the statement said:
“Let me urge the public to discard the rumour of defection. There is no reason for it, especially given the impressive victory he led the PDP to just a few days ago at the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Osun state. “The Osun APC is badly decimated and is struggling to even find its feet.”
The People’s Democratic Party is urging residents in Osun to vote for PDP on March 11.
Akindele called the report a failed distraction agenda, as he urged Osun voters to troop out en masse and vote for PDP candidates in the coming election on March 11, Channels TV reports. He expressed optimism that the PDP will clear all 26 assembly seats in the state on March 11. The caretaker chairman added that Adeleke has shown that good governance is possible within 100 days, adding that the Osun governor remains ever committed to the PDP. He called on voters to ignore the lies from the pit of hell, saying:
“Governor Adeleke remains a PDP leader and Governor.”
Atiku narrowly defeats Tinubu in Osun
The candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, won the presidential election in Osun state, defeating his rivals. This impressive win for Atiku was announced on Sunday, February 26, by Folashade Ogunsola, the state’s collation officer for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In the southwest state, Atiku polled 354,366 votes to defeat Bola Tinubu, his counterpart in the All Progressives Congress (APC), who scored 343,945 votes.