Oyo deputy governor defects to APC

0
60
Oyo deputy governor defects to APC

By NAN

05 June 2022   |  
5:00 pm

The Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Mr Rauf Olaniyan on Sunday, announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Mr Rauf Olaniyan on Sunday, announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Olaniyan announced his defection while speaking with newsmen in his private office in Ojoo area of Ibadan.

He, however, said the defection didn’t affect his position as the deputy governor of the state, saying he had not resigned.

The deputy governor added that he took the decision after consultations with his supporters from across the state.

Olaniyan who described politics as free entry and free exit added that all his political supporters prevailed on him to join the APC.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new development has doused tension and rumours over the sour relationship between the deputy governor and his boss, Gov. Seyi Makinde.

Latest

40 mins ago

As the dust settles on St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Owaluwa in Owo, Ondo State after the brutal invasion by yet-to-be-identified gunmen around 11:30.a.m on Sunday, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba…

42 mins ago

The Association of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE) has decried the deplorable state of infrastructure and insecurity in the country, saying the challenges hamper growth of the food and beverage industry.

44 mins ago

After yesterday’s ‘Night of the Long Knives’, members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are set for today’s national convention with politicking reaching feverish pitch, as the party grapples with task of choosing its presidential candidate.

47 mins ago

Enlarging NATO would ensure that no rival superpower is allowed to emerge. From US policy paper, in 1993 the US approached Ukraine to ask Ukraine to apply for NATO membership.

47 mins ago

What I said during the primary was that the will of the people should be respected. The post-mortem analysis of the primary, which is still ongoing, shows that the election was free, fair and credible and nobody could fault that.

Read More

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here