Some members of the All progressives Congress APC in Ekiti state have defected to the Action Democratic Party ADP.
The APC members defected yesterday during the flagg off campaign of the ADP governoship candidate Erelu Kemi Elebute-Halle at Ode Ekiti Gbonyin local government area of the state.
Speaking to newsmen, the Director General DG of the Erelu Elebute-Halle campaign organization,Hon. Musa Arogundade expressed Confidence on the ADP candidate to emerge victoriously at the forthcoming gubernatorial election
“Today we want to flag off our campaign at Gbonyin local government and by God’s grace we believe that the votes of Ekiti people must count, we believe that the people of Ekiti state will vote for us, most especially the women of Ekiti state.”
“We are here now, we have been to the palace and we have encouraged every citizen of Ekiti state to go out on that day and vote, not just vote, to go out and vote for us. The fact that she is the only female contesting for the seat of the governor in the state stands her out amongst the other contenders, women support their own, therefore it is logical that they will support her” he said
The Chairman of the party at the local government and the Youth leader of the party,Akinlade Akinbode and Adewumi Adeolu respectfully described the party’s flagbearer as “one who has the interest of Ekiti at heart”.
Recalled that Ode Ekiti is the home town of Hon. Idowu Afuye,the deputy governoship candidate of the party.who recently defected to the APC.
Some of the defectors expressed Confidence in “the capability of the ADP candidate to turn things around in the state.”