By jubril Bada
Former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Secretary, Ondo South Senatorial District, Mrs. Funmilola Ademoyegun and other leaders and supporters of the party have decamped to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ileoluji/Okeigbo Local Government area of the state.
Other decampees are: Mr. Adereti Adewale, former Deputy Leader, Ileoluji/ Okeigbo Local Government, Elder Olajide Wale, Youth Leader ward 8, Mrs Abiodun Comfort, Women Leader ward 10, Comrade Gbemibade Moruf, Youth Leader Ward 9, Mr Victor Adegoke ward 7 General Secretary among others.
Deaconess Funmilola Ademoyegun, Special Assistant on Health Matters to former Governor Olusegun Mimiko said she and her teeming supporters took the decision based on their concern to participate in politics that will facilitate good governance.
Welcoming the decampees, Chairman of APC in Ondo State, Ade Adetimehin assured them that they would be carried along in the development of the party.
Represented by the party chairman in Ileoluji/ Okeigbo, Adefilure Festus, Adetimehin declared that the decampees will enjoy equal rights and privileges, urging them to remain loyal to the party.
House of Representatives-elect, Ileoluji/Okeigbo and Odigbo Federal Constituency, Festus Adefiranye noted that PDP members were convinced to join the party because of the viable policies and projects of APC-led administration in Ondo state
“These are pillars of PDP in Okeigbo, they all left, the party PDP is now a shadow of itself”
Adefiranye stressed that government should be about provision of basic amenities and ensure development for the people.
Vice Chairman of APC in Ileoluji/Okeigbo, Elder Samson Ojetayo noted that the government in power has surpassed the expectations of the people of Ileoluji/Okeigbo with good road networks.
In his goodwill message, the State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Wale Akinterinwa said the emergence of Mr Festus Adefiranye as a House of Representatives-elect is a landmark in the political history of Okeigbo, attributing the success to the peaceful atmosphere created by the state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
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