U.S Marine Chief join APC in Ekiti

There was jubilation in Ise Ekiti, headquarters of Ise/Orun Local Government, as a former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial aspirant, Captain Sunday Adebomi, and scores of his supporters joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend.
The defection rally was turned into a big carnival by the youths of the community who sang, drummed and dance round the town hailing Adebomi, an officer of the United States Army, for leaving a “sinking party to join a party that has the interest of the masses at heart.”
The former PDP man was officially received by the APC Chairman in Ekiti South senatorial district, Kayode Babade, who described the defection of  Adebomi as “timely, and a decision in the right direction.”


Babade said the “endless defections” from PDP was an indication that the umbrella party was turmoil in Ekiti  saying Adebomi would be a quality addition to the APC and an asset in mobilization drive both in the local government area and the senatorial district. The state APC Chairman, Chief Olajide Awe who spoke through his deputy, Mrs. Kemisola Olaleye, welcomed Adebomi and his supporters and presented them with th broom, the symbol of their new party.

Awe admonished the new members to be steadfast describing the APC as the party to beat in the coming elections in Ekiti. He lauded the decision of Adebomi and described it as the best option at this crucial period in the history of Ekiti.

Responding, Adebomi thanked the leaders of the party for the reception accorded him saying “its true the party is progressive and that true love exists in the party unlike the PDP which run solely by Fayose as the Alfa and Omega.”

According to him Fayose style of governance has descrated the state and his party, the PDP saying “it s high time well-meaning Ekiti rose up against the tyranny of Fayose.” Some party leaders who attended the rally include former House of Assembly Speaker, Femi Bamisile; member of the eight Senate, Chief Anthony Adeniyi; former member of the eight House of Representatives, Bamidele Faparusi and other party leaders.


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