As the Osun State Governorship election draws nearer the three major Political parties in the state ADC, APC and PDP continue the game of winners and losers, while APC the ruling party continue to gain new members the main opposition party in the State People’s Democratic Party PDP continue to make gains from the fallout of APC governorship primaries, the new ADC too is not left behind as they too make some gains from the fallout of both the PDP and APC primaries.
The latest of the in and out game of Politics in Osun State is the defection of some APC bigwigs who during the week decamped to PDP to support the candidature of Prince Ademola Adeleke.
Above is happening in less than 24 hours of APC call for Frech membership registration across the state, the APC bigwigs numbering over 8000 thousands in Illa Orangun federal Constituency decamped to the people Democratic party to support the interest of senator Ademola Adeleke.
The three major local govrnments in the constituency are Boluwaduro, Ifedayo and Illa orangun local government of Osun state.
Among the decampees are a servicing member of the state house of assembly honourable Clement Akanni representing illa Orangun State constituency, APC ward Exco members.
The decampee express their displeasures over the APC administration in the state, saying it is a 2 term of waste, dictatorial leadership, and imposition of one man interest .
Towards the weekend the spate of carpet crossing continue with a serving local government service commissioner Babalola Peter resigned his
appointment and decamped with about 6000 of his followers in APC to the PDP also declaring support for the governorship candidate of PDP.
In an emotional outpouring, “Elder Peter Babalola said the incumbent governor of the State forcefully imposed the APC gubernatorial candidate on the people of Osun with little or no consideration for the interest of the people of the state ” he said.
Elder Peter stressed further that he and other decampees are ready to support and work for the victory of their new party during the September 22 governorship election .
The party state chairman Hon Soji Adagunodo receiving the defectors at the PDP party secretariat located at Biket junction along Osogbo/Ikirun road, said Babalola’s defection was the right steps in the right direction, he appealed to the electoral umpire, INEC, and security agencies to do everything possible to prevent vote buying and electoral malpractices.