Ex-Ajimobi’s Aide, Open Salawu, Defects to PDP

A former chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Former Special Adviser to Late Governor Abiola Ajimobi, Engineer Mufutau Open Salawu FNSE, has joined the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.

According to the report, Open Salawu, an aspirant for Ogbomoso North, Ogbomoso South, and Oriire Federal Constituency under the platform of the APC, dumped the broom party over the alleged undemocratic process.

He revealed this in a statement made available to journalists on Saturday, adding that he took the decision two weeks ago.

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The statement read: “Friends and Associates, after two weeks of consultation, I hereby declare to join PDP.

“My Reasons for political defection is attributed to political interest, the pursuit of political ambition, political ideology, and agenda.

“Every person is entitled to assemble freely and associate with other persons, and in particular, he may form or belong to any political party and association in the protection of his interests.

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“However, my Choice of PDP is not farfetched from the attention and opportunities the Government of His Excellency Engr. Seyi Makinde is providing for the young and vibrant people of our dear State is contributing to the development of Oyo State.

“Sole ownership of LAUTECH and creation of more faculties will tremendously increase the intake of the school and economics benefits of Oyo State and Ogbomoso in particular.

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“The on-going Ogbomoso/ iseyin Road is a blessing not only for the communal uses but the farmers along the axis that now have hope of getting their products to urban markets for the value chain.

“I urge my supporters throughout Oyo state to join hands in supporting this government of Engr Seyi Makinde in developing Oyo State beyond 2023″, he concluded.


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