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PDP’s Gbenga Daniel Backs Ogun APC Guber Candidate, Gives Reasons

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Gbenga Daniel Speaks On Joining APC After Dumping PDP

Former Governor of Ogun State Gbenga Daniel has declared support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Dapo Abiodun ahead of the governorship elections.

Speaking on Thursday at the Remo Resource Centre, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said his decision and call on his supporters to vote for Abiodun on Saturday, followed Ladi Adebutu’s loss at the court on Wednesday.

Adebutu lost his bid for the PDP ticket to Senator Buruji Kashamu (PDP-Ogun East).

Gbenga Daniel’s statement reads: “My Dear compatriots, You have noticed my studied silence in our local politics in recent times.

“I have busied myself with National politics having served the state for 8 years.

“I have also been very busy supporting the ambition of the son of our great Philanthropist in Remoland to become the next governor of our dear state.

“You, however, would have become aware of the court decision yesterday which did not favour him.

“Going forward, I have directed all our structures statewide to cast all their votes on Saturday for Prince Dapo Abiodun, another bona fide Remo son despite current party differences.

“I, therefore, enjoin all to please go and cast your vote on Saturday for Dapo Abiodun in the overall interest of our people. With best regards.”


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Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.




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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am