Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Ogun PDP melts into APC as ex-deputy governor leads defection

Salmot Badru, a former deputy to ex-Governor Gbenga Daniel of Ogun (2007-2011), on Tuesday led over 1,000 supporters into the All Progressives Congress in the state.

Badru, who was a deputy governor in the state on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, declared for APC with followers who were members of Otunba Gbenga Daniel’s political family.

Badru, a former chairperson of Ogun/Osun River Basin; Chief Iyabo Apampa and over 1,000 supporters were received by the factional chairman of the party, Chief Yemi Sanusi; his Secretary, Ayo Olubori; and Senior Special Adviser to Governor Dapo Abiodun on Political Matters, Tunji Egbetokun.