DEFECTION: 26 State Assembly aspirants dump APC for APM in Ogun

No fewer than 26 aggrieved aspirants vying for Ogun State House of Assembly seats have defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Allied Peoples Movement (APM).

Dailytrust reports the aggrieved aspirants backed by Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, had claimed that the mandate given to them during October 7 legislative primary of APC was stolen by the national leadership of APC.

Amosun had specifically accused the National Chairman of APC, Adams Oshiomhole of “perpetrating another evil” in Ogun State barely few days after his “candidates” were not given Candidates Form (CF001) at the expiration of submission of candidate’s names to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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Speaking with newsmen on Monday in Abeokuta, the spokesman of aggrieved aspirants, Lamidi Olatunji said they “have come to inevitable conclusion to actualise their ambitions in APM.”

Spokesperson for the defectors, Lamidi olatunji (Middle) addressing journalists in Abeokuta

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