Leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ogbomoso South local government, led by Prince Akintoye Simeon on Tuesday decamped to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
A statement on behalf of the decampees from ten political wards of Ogbomoso South local government, Prince Akintoye Simeon said, they discarded APC for PDP in recognition of the outstanding leadership by Governor Seyi Makinde in the state. Also to rally behind the Caretaker chairman of Ogbomoso South LG, Hon Oyedokun Oyeniyi Timothy who they illustrated with words as a man of integrity and trustworthiness.
Further adding that “No need for anyone from Ogbomoso South to remain in APC, because we were neglected, impoverished and ravaged during APC’s government, we can’t point out to any meaningful project executed by APC administration in Ogbomoso South LG. During our tenure a lot of civil servants died, LAUTECH nearly went into comatose, the situation was bad”.
Furthermore, he said their exit commemorated the death of their former party in the local government area, saying that the people decided to follow what is right and just, an embodiment of the state governor, whom they said portrays a rare leadership style that has served peace, unity, and development across the state.
He, along with other ward leaders, promised the Caretaker Chairman of their total loyalty and promised never to return to their vomit in their pristine political journey.
The decamped persons, were warmly received by the receptive Caretaker Chairman of Ogbomoso South local government area, Hon Oyedokun Oyeniyi Timothy who said: “This is the most important day in the history of this party, the PDP, for receiving en masse decampees into our party”.
According to Hon Oyedokun, “anyone in this state who wants to work together with Engr Seyi Makinde’s led administration should join hands with the Omítítún agenda.
He guaranteed them that they had made the best decision in their political lives and that PDP will ensure everyone is given the same treatment and operate at the same level playing ground.