PDP Chairman, Governors receive Jide Adediran, other Ex-APC Members in Lagos.
Written by News Room on January 22, 2022
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu, and some leaders of the main opposition party on Friday received the convener of the Lagos4Lagos Movement, Olajide Adediran, into its fold.
Adediran, a former chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos popularly known as Jandor, announced his defection to the PDP at an event held at the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos.
Stressing that he was joining the PDP with his supporters to add value to the party, Adediran promised that they would put their strength to test in Lagos.
National Chairman of the Party, Iyorchia Ayu, in his address, insisted that the PDP would restore Nigeria’s glory come 2023 and that Lagos would also be rescued from the throes of bad governance.
Similarly, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, who spoke on behalf of the PDP Governors’ Forum Chairman, Aminu Tambuwal, and Governor Wike, welcomed Adediran and his team to the PDP.
Some of the governors on the ground to welcome the new PDP members include Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Nyesom Wike (Rivers), Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom), Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), and Duoye Diri (Bayelsa).
Others were former Senate President, Bukola Saraki; Deputy PDP National Chairman, Taofeek Arapaja; PDP National Secretary, Samuel Anyawu; former PDP Deputy National Chairman, Olabode George; as well as former governors Peter Obi and Olusegun Mimiko.