APC, PDP Reps Members Defect To Other Parties
The All Progressives Congress (APC) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have lost one member each to other parties.
Premium Times reports that the two members: Akinlaja Joseph who represents Ondo East/West federal constituency of Ondo State and Olatoye Temitope representing Lagelu / Akinyele Federal Constituency of Oyo State announced their defection on the floor of the House on Thursday.
While Mr Akinlaja defected to the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), his colleague Mr Temitope moved to the Action Democratic Party (ADP).
Similarly, chairman of the house committee on rules and business, Orker Jev, formally announced his new membership of the PDP.
During the gale of defections, he announced his withdrawal from the APC but however did not move to any political party.
He seized the opportunity to announce to the House, his party’s decision to nominate him as it’s flagbearer in the upcoming senatorial election.