As the internal crisis within the Oyo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC continues, a member of the State Executive Committee of Oyo APC, Rasheed Ogunbiyi and other prominent stakeholders of the APC in the Ibarapa zone, have dumped the party with their supporters and pitched their tent with the ruling Peoples Democratic Party.
Citing lack of internal democracy and manipulation of the party primaries in the party as the reasons for their exit, the members announced their defection on Thursday in Ibadan, the state capital.
Ogunniyi who is the Senatorial Youth Leader of the APC joined the PDP together with Hon Gbeminiyi Olaniyan, a party leader from Ibarapa Central and Hon Semiu Oladeji, the party secretary in Ibarapa Central, together with hundreds of their supporters.
The newly defected chieftains were hosted by Mogaji Joseph Olasunkanmi Tegbe, the Senatorial candidate of the PDP for Oyo South Senatorial District.
In his remarks, Tegbe assured them of a pride of place in the PDP and reward for their efforts.