OrderPaperToday – The lawmaker representing Okitipupa/Irele federal constituency of Ondo State on Thursday defected from the People Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
A letter to that effect was read on the floor of the House by the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara shortly after commencement of plenary.
The resignation letter dated January 16, 2019 and addressed to the Speaker, it read: “I wish to inform you that I have formally resigned my membership of the People Democratic Party (PDP), in an earlier letter to the chairman of my ward.
“My over seventeen years unflinching loyalty and passion, as well as the passion of overwhelming majority of the good people of my constituency for the party is dead.
”I’m therefore very pleased to inform you that I have decided to agree with my people in pitching my tent with the All Progressives Congress (APC), in continuation of my political journey.”