A former candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2022 House of Representatives bye-election in Akure federal constituency, Olumuyiwa Adu has officially joined the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Adu, a legal practitioner joined the APC at an elaborate event held at the Democracy Park, Akure, the Ondo State capital on Monday.
Adu, who was received by the Ondo APC Chairman, Ade Adetimehin, alongside other party stalwarts, disclosed that he is not in the APC to outshine the people he met there, but to join forces with them, in order to strengthen the party.
He thanked the Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, for providing the enabling environment for the party to succeed.
According to him, he got convinced about the administration of the Governor, having tamed insecurity through the activities of the Amotekun corps.
Earlier, the APC Chairman, Adetimehin while announcing notable names of opposition party members who joined the APC, disclosed that the political family of late member of the House of Representatives, Adedayo Omolafe, have joined the APC.
Some of them who were presented at the function in Akure, by Adetimehin include, Smart Oloye, a former Vice Chairman in Akure south, as well as Mr Femi Omolafe, a brother to the late Omolafe (expensive).
Other decampees are PDP chieftains in Akoko North East, Mr Bode Obanla; Ondo East, Mr Charles Adeduro; NNPP House of Assembly candidate in the 2023 election in Akoko North West, Mr Oluseyi Kolawole.
The decampees, who were joined by thousands of their supporters, were later presented to the public by APC chair, Adetimehin.