Thursday August 11, 2022 6:13 PM

Oyo 2023: Adelabu dumps APC, says he return after winning election

Ex-Deputy Governor (Operations) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Adebayo Adelabu, has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The renowned banker turned politician  made this announcement on Sunday.

It will be recalled that Adelabu was one of the gubernatorial aspirants who contested the APC primary election on Friday.

He lamented that APC has been hijacked in the state. He however, said that he will realise his ambition in another political party.

Those who were at the emergency meeting he called were , were Senator Ademola Adeseun, former Oyo South senatorial aspirant, Dr. Olusola Ayandele, former APC deputy Chairman, Alhaji Isiaka Alimi, Chief Goke Oyetunji, Chief Kunle Sanda, former Chairman of Atisbo Local government, Mr. Jacob Ogunmola, former ALGON Chairman, Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye and Mr. Wasiu Ajimobi, a younger brother to immediate past governor, Abiola Ajimobi.

He added that t he is consulting with his followers from the 33 local government areas of the state to know the best political party to realise his ambition in 2023.

According to him,  he will announce his next political party in the next 48 hours after a meeting with leaders of his group.

Adelabu said, “Since my followers have asked me to leave APC, we have left the APC.

“We will sit down with our leaders to decide on the political party to join. We will come back to APC after winning the gubernatorial election, because we are progressives.

“It worked during the time of late Abiola Ajimobi, he left AC and went to ANPP and later came back to ACN.

“Just give us 48 hours to get back to you to announce the next political party to join.”

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