Mimiko’s close ally , others, defect to APC

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s reelection bid has received another boost as members of the Zenith Labour Party and Action Democratic Party in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo state decamped to the All Progressives Congress.

A close ally of former governor Olusegun Mimiko, Ifeolu Fasoranti is one of the defectors at the colourful ceremony.

Fasoranti who was Mimiko’s Chief of protocol when he was Governor, said the acclaimed third force of the ZLP is a sham.

Also,  the Assistant Chairman Organising Committee of the ADC, Adeala Ademulegun and other notable members of the party defected to the APC.

Receiving the new members, the state chairman of the party,  Ade Adetimehin said victory of the party in the October governorship election is non negotiable.

Adetimehin who congratulated the new members, said more politician will decamp to the APC before the election.

He noted that the numerous achievements of  Governor Akeredolu would continue to attract people to the party