- Kwara state PDP chairman, Iyiola Oyedepo, has left the party for the APC
- Oyedepo's defection comes barely 24 hours after Senate president, Bukola Saraki, joined the PDP
- According to him, he was leaving the party because he can never work with the Senate president
The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state, Iyiola Oyedepo, insists he can never work with Senate president Bukola Saraki and has announced his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Oyedepo made this known in a live telephone radio program in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, TVC news reports.
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He disclosed that he is currently in Abuja to tender his resignation letter at the national secretariat of PDP.
His words: “Darkness and light can never work together and I can never work with Saraki. I will rather pitch my tent with the APC instead of working with Saraki in PDP.”
Saraki announced his exit from the party via his official social media pages on Tuesday, July 31. He said he decided to leave the APC after extensive consultations with his political associates and constituents.
Few hours after Saraki's exit from the ruling party, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state announced his defection to the PDP.
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