According to their joint resignation letter published exclusvely by PREMIUM Times, a total of nine executive members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State have resigned from their positions, and defected to the Action Democratic Party (ADP).
The officials said following the opinion of the public and associates in the three senatorial districts in the state, they have decided to move to ADP, adding that recent political developments within the APC in Osun State was against their morals.
The resigned and defected party officials are; Azeez Adesiji, deputy state chairman; Tajudeen Agbeti, ex officio; Ademola Bamidele, state auditor; Rasheed Bakare, Assistant General Secretary; and Morakinyo Akintola; state PRO.
Others include: Wale Adunola, ex-officio; Bakare Idayat, assistant welfare secretary; Ogundare Afolabi; assistant PRO and Sikiru Kareem; assistant treasurer.
The Deputy State Chairman Azeez Adesiji, who led eight members of the State Working Committee of the party and 6,200 members of the party executive at local government and ward levels to join the Action Democratic Party (ADP), said;.
"I, Alhaji Azeez Issa Adesiji and other state exco members wish to make it known to you all about our defection into this new credible alternative party because of impunity and undemocratic practices witnessed in our former party, the All Progressives Congress. Osun state which is unbecoming of an acc,aimed progressive party.
"Among the 780 local government executive in APC in Osun state, 580 are moving with me the deputy state chairman of the party to our new party, the Action Democratic Party.
"Also, among the 8,632 executives at the ward level in the APC, 5620 are also joining the train to our new party, Action Democratic Party,” he said.
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