Some of the People Democratic Party, PDP members that defected to APC in Ilorin, Kwara state. Photo: Ali Rabiu
Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has received thousands of members of the major opposition, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the fold of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
Those who defected included a former presidential candidate of the defunct Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Alh Ganiyu Galadima and 16 former local government chairmen in the state who were elected on the PDP’s platform.
The Governor who restated his commitment to good governance and grassroots development said over 400, 000 Kwarans have registered in the ongoing APC membership revalidation and registration exercise.
APC Chairman in the state, Alhaji Abdullahi Samari put the number of the PDP and other parties’ members that defected to his party at 3,500.