Kogi SDP State Treasurer Dumps party, Declares for APC, says she cannot afford to fail
Ahead of the November 11 Governorship election in Kogi state, the State Treasurer of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Mrs. Idowu Omolehin has dumped her party to declare for the governing All Progressives Congress, stressing that she cannot afford to failed.
According to her, she is ready to work with other stakeholders of the party to win Odolu ward in Kabba-Bunu local government area of the state for the APC.
The event brought together prominent APC stakeholders and newly-minted party members, signifying a potentially game-changing moment in the region’s political landscape.
The gathering was graced by the presence of esteemed individuals who have been dedicated to the growth and progress of Odolu Ward. Among the notable figures in attendance were:
Hon. Smart Adekunle: The Councillor of Odolu Ward.
Hon. Sunday Eyiolorunpe: Ward Chairman.
Mrs. Folashade Jimoh: Women Leader.
Engr. SB Bello: Leadership Representative.
Hon. Jide Oluyori: Ward Secretary.
Hon. Star Obamoh.
High Chief Basil Adekunle.
Hon. Boluromi Immanuel.
Hon. Gabriel Ojo.
These stakeholders, along with many others who have joined the APC from various political backgrounds, came together to extend their warm welcome and support to Mrs. Idowu Omolehin and her associates. The convergence was marked by goodwill messages and expressions of solidarity, emphasizing the spirit of unity within the party.
During the gathering, the Councillor of Odolu Ward, Hon. Smart Adekunle, delivered an inspirational speech, stressing the need for unity and a shared commitment to the party’s success. He urged all members to rally behind the APC candidate, Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo, who is vying for a prominent position in the upcoming elections scheduled for November 11th, 2023.
Engr. SB Bello, the Leadership Representative, echoed these sentiments, emphasizing the importance of collective efforts in achieving the party’s objectives and securing a prosperous future for Odolu Ward.
Mrs. Folashade Jimoh, the Women Leader, reiterated the essential role women play in the political process and encouraged women across the ward to actively engage and support the APC’s mission.
This significant defection event is poised to have a considerable impact on the local political dynamics of Kogi State. The Odolu Ward APC now welcomes dedicated, passionate members who will contribute their skills and experiences to strengthen the party’s position.
As the November 11th election approaches, the APC in Odolu Ward is united in its determination to support Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo, ensuring that the party secures a brighter future for the region. The reception of Mrs. Idowu Omolehin and the other decampees is a testament to the party’s appeal and its potential to lead Odolu Ward to new heights in the political arena.