Ahead of the 2023 General elections, 1000 members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has dumped the party for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Sho Pen Online learned that the defectors cut across the political wards in Ilorin west Local Governments area of t he state.
Receiving the defectors at the party’s secretariat in ilorin, The Ilorin west PDP Chairman, Mall Abdulkadir Issa lauded them for their courage to join the party at this nick of time.
He enjoined them to go back to their respective wards and work for the success of PDP in 2023, adding that PDP is the only party that can move kwara forward and give more dividends of democracy to kwarans.
Also welcoming the defectors, Kwara PDP Secretary of PDP, Alh Razaq Lawal, Kwara PDP Woman leader Kwara PDP Chieftain, Alh Oba Ajara in their separate remarks assured them of equity, fairness and justice in the party, adding that the door of PDP is widely open to receive more decampees.
Some of the defectors who spoke with our men expressed their readiness to work for PDP, saying “we are back to our root.”
The Political event which lasted for couple of hour was witnessed by Elders, Chieftain, Stalwart, stakeholders and members of PDP in Kwara State.