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Accord Party Welcomes PDP Ward Chairmen, Other Defectors In Oyo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has lost some of its ward chairmen.

The ward chairmen from Saki West Local Government Area in Oke Ogun announced on Friday, November 4th, that they were switching from the PDP to Accord Party.

Prior to the elections in 2023, the ward chairmen said that they had joined Accord Party along with thousands of other PDP members.

The former PDP chairmen officially announced their defection from the PDP to Accord in the presence of Hon. Shina Abiola Peller Accord’s, the Oyo North Senatorial candidate of Accord Party. They were led by Hon. Abdulsalam Rafiu Arikewusope.

Arikewusope, speaking on behalf of his colleagues, explained that their decision to join Accord was informed by the yearning, aspiration, and interest of the majority of Oke-Ogun indigenes. He added that the people of Oke Ogun which has ten local government areas have unanimously identified with Peller’s liberation mission in the zone.

Chairman of Accord in the state, Prince Felix Kolade Ojo, while welcoming the new members, insisted that the party is on a liberation mission in the state.

He added that the party embraced internal democracy in all its dealings. Peller, in his response, assured the new members that they have made the right decision. He expressed confidence that the party will be victorious in the 2023 general elections.

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