BY DAUD OLATUNJI
ABEOKUTA—The People’s Democratic Party has vowed to take over Southwestern states being controlled by the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) before and after 2015 elections.
The Chairman, Organisation and Mobilisation Committee in the South West, Prince Buruji Kashamu stated this while receiving 1500 defectors of the APC members led by their leader , Chief Kayode Ajibu into the PDP at Atan, Ijebu North _East local government area of Ogun State.
Kashamu who boasted that though the PDP was not in government, said God has given the party the control and authority in the country .
“I am proud to associate myself with PDP and I can tell you today authoritatively whether they like it or not, not only Amosun in Ogun State but, in the whole South_West, we are set in PDP to take over the South_West. I trust you, I believe in you.
“You believe in action. You believe in struggle. You want honest people. You know for sure when you are looking for action, there are plenty actions in PDP.
“You can see it clearly by yourself, we are not in the government but God has given us the control and authority. If it is like that, we must know that all of us have been working and doing the wish of the people in Ogun State.
“The people can see clearly that there is no any other party that is better than the national party which is PDP”, he said.
The state Chairman of the party, Bayo Dayo, said the party would be fair to the defectors .
He disclosed that the leader of the defectors until his defection, was a political appointee in the APC administration in the state.
Akibu in his remarks, promised to work for the success of the PDP in the next general elections.