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Ex-Speaker Bankole Set To Dump ADP For APC

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Former Speaker of House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, has concluded plans to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Naija News reports that in his quest to dump the Action Democratic Party (ADP) for the APC, the Ogun state politician met behind a closed door with the Yobe state governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Committee, Mai Mala Buni, and his Jigawa State counterpart, Abubakar Badaru.

According to a statement signed by the media to gov Buni, Mamman Mohammed, the three leaders discussed a wide range of political issues including the movement of the former Speaker and his supporters into the party.

Mohammed added that with the planned defection of the former speaker, the chances of the party succeeding in Ogun state are growing and widening.

Recall that former governor of Ogun State and former Director-General of Atiku Abubakar Presidential campaign organization, Gbenga Daniel,  joined the party.

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Ige Olugbenga is a fine-grained journalist. He loves the smell of a good lead and has a penchant for finding out something nobody else knows. Gbenga is an alumnus of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State and The Polytechnic, Ibadan.