PDP elders debunk defection to APC, pledges support for Saraki

By Mumini Abdulkareem
The chairman of Elders’ Forum of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Iponrin ward, Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abiola has debunked the purported massive defection of the party members to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Abiola, in a press conference held at the local government party Secretariat last week said the news was nothing but mere propaganda and imagination of some selfish politicians with no electoral value in the ward.
He reiterated that Iponrin ward had always been a stronghold of the PDP adding that the news of the purported defection came as a surprise and warned those behind it to desist from such act.
While appreciating the former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki for all the developmental project done in Iponrin ward during his tenure as governor of the state, including the connection of 32 communities in the ward to the national grid, provision of portable water, construction of classrooms and laboratory equipment, empowerment of women and political appointments both at state and federal levels.
The chairman said the entire PDP members and supporters in Iponrin ward are solidly behind the former Senate President and confirmed their unalloyed support to the party.
According to him, Iponrin ward remains the strong home of PDP and further assured that all PDP members and supporters in the ward are one big family under the PDP umbrella. He urged the party members to remain united for the progress of the party.
Present at the press conference were top party leaders and members of the executive, which include Alhaji Surajudeen Akanbi, Barrister Abdulwahab Yahaya, Alhaji Baba Ogan, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulraheem, Alhaji Abdullahi Akanbi, Allhaj Garba Ajadi, Mr. Azeez Alabi and Alhaja Alarape Toyin.
Others include Alhaji Mahmud Yahaya, Hon. Babatunde Abolaji, Hon. Mahmud Raji, Hon. Raheem Atanda, all former ward councils, all former and present youth leaders, all former and present ward executives among others.

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