I am still in PDP - Former minister declares

I am still in PDP - Former minister declares

Olajumoke Akinjide says she remains a loyal and committed member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

- Akinjide was a former minister of state for Federal Capital Territory (FCT)

- She says she has not followed former governor of the state Senator Rashidi Ladoja to the African Democratic Congress (ADC)

Olajumoke Akinjide, Nigeria's former minister of state for Federal Capital Territory (FCT), says she still remains a loyal and committed member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo state.

The Sun reports that Akinjide made the clarification against the speculation that she has followed former governor of the state, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, to the African Democratic Congress (ADC).

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In a statement by Isiaka Kehinde, her special assistant on media, Akinjide assured the people that she would not dump the PDP.

“In view of the ongoing defection of Ladoja and others from the PDP to ADC, I wish to state categorically that I remain a staunch member of the PDP.

“I acknowledge Ladoja’s inalienable and constitutional right to move to any party of his choice, and deeply regret that he could not find accommodation in PDP. I remain a loyal and committed member of the PDP and will work assiduously towards the party’s success in the forthcoming general election,” she said in the statement.

She however urged everybody to work together to strengthen the PDP and uphold the values of internal discipline for the party to record a landslide victory in the forthcoming general election.

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that Adebayo Shittu, Nigeria's minister of communications, escalated the feud between him and Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi after he alleged that the incumbent governor of Oyo was afraid of his governorship aspiration.

The minister of communication disclosed this to journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, May 8, shortly after a closed door meeting with Chief John Odigie Oyegun, the APC's national chairman.

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