The second runner up in the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, Olusola Oke has defected to the Alliance for Democracy, AD.
Oke’s declaration came against the backdrop of his dissatisfaction with the decision of the APC’s National Working Committee, to submit the name of Rotimi Akeredolu as its candidate, despite compaints.
He addressed his supporters who cut across the eighteen local government areas of Ondo, in his residence.
Oke who said he took the decision to dump the party after due consultations with some APC leaders and supporters across the country, disclosed that he would contest the forthcoming November 26 governorship election on the
platform of AD.
He said he was contesting for the governorship seat in the forthcoming election to rescue the people of Ondo state from underdevelopment describing AD as home of the progressives.
Despite leaving APC, Oke promised to continue to relate with some leaders of APC who toll line of justice during the crisis in the party in Ondo stat.