OVER 1000 PDP MEMBERS DIVORCED PDP TO MARRY APC IN KOGI LGA
The travails of the Kogi State People’s Democratic Party continues as over a thousand of its members from Ukwo and Odaki Wards in Koton Karfe town defected to the All Progressives Congress, Wednesday.
The detection did not leave out top leaders of the party as the
the PDP LG Assistant Secretary , Former Gegu North Ward Chairman, the immediate past Councillor from Gegu North and the leader of PDP in zone C Alhaji Idris Ibrahim Tanahu all left the PDP to join the APC because of what they described as the “sterling leadership qualities of the APC Governorship Candidate, Alh. Ahmed Ododo” as well as the excellent achievements of Governor Yahaya Bello, especially in the LGA and the state as a whole.
Alh Idris Ibrahim Tanahu said those still in the PDP are people whose traits are similar to that of the Candidate.
His words: “I pity those still associating themselves with the characters fielded by the opposition. They have no followers because many of them do not possess the qualities of leadership that we have seen in Alh. Yahaya Bello and Alh. Usman Ododod. We have decided to join the team of people with integrity and good character”, he said.
The decampees heaped compensation on the Hon. Commissioner for Solid Minerals, Engr Bashir Gegu for touching the lives of the people positively and for attracting well meaning development to the area.
Another decampee, Ibrahim Mohammed said it will amount to ingratitude for the people of Kogi Local Government Area not to vote for the APC massively, saying the APC administration has sited landmark and life-touching projects in the Local Government Area such as electricity and a state of the art hospital.