Kwara: 500 PDP members defect to APC

It has been confirmed that not fewer than 500 members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State at the weekend defected to the All Progressives Congress.

The Kwara State Chairman of APC, Bashir Bolarinwa, while receiving the former PDP members in Obo-Aiyegunle, assured them that they would be accorded equal rights and privileges being enjoyed by old members.

He challenged them to work for the success of the party in the upcoming elections by ensuring victory for all the candidates including the governorship, senatorial, National Assembly and state House of Assembly candidates.

He promised to work with the new members without discrimination and also thanked party members for the success in the November 17 House of Representatives by-election.

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