Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a former Secretary of Iseyin Local Government Area (LGA) of Oyo State, Lateef Kolawole, has led dozens of his loyalists to the All Progressives Congress (APC), from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that most of the defectors are also supporters of the impeached Oyo State Deputy-Governor, Engineer Rauf Aderemi Olaniyan. They vowed to vote out the PDP in 2023.
“Yesterday (Tuesday), I led the members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP who are loyalists of His Excellency Engineer Rauf Aderemi Olaniyan in Iseyin Local Government to All Progressive Congress, APC,” Kolawole wrote on his known Facebook page.
“I assured the leadership of APC of our support to ensure victory of APC in 2023 general elections.
“We shall in shaa Allah double up our effort on “operation vote out PDP 2023” and we will leave no stone unturned to deliver the ancient town of Iseyin and its environs for progressive party.
“We appreciate our principal, his excellency Engineer Rauf Aderemi Olaniyan and the incoming governor, distinguished senator Teslim Folarin and we specially apreciate the roles played by the leadership of APC in Iseyin Local Government led by Alh Wasiu Dauda and Hon Akeem Yinka Taiwo. We wish all of us success in the forthcoming elections.”