- Nollywood actress Funke Adesiyan dumps PDP for APC
- She joined other Oyo state political bigwigs to defect from the main opposition party to the ruling party
- Adesiyan says she has reasons for moving to APC as they were received by APC national leader Bola Tinubu
Nollywood actress turned politician, Funke Adesiyan, has dumped the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling party All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday, December 16.
The actress formally announced her exit from the main opposition party as she joined the ruling APC through a press statement signed by her.
According to the actress, her desire to join politics was to touch the lives of the man next door but the dream was not possible on the platform which she had declared her intention in the last general election, this she said made her declare interest in joining the ‘Progressives’.
Read her reasons as stated in the press statement she shared on her Instagram page below:
In another post the actress wrote we are a moving train.
Adesiyan joined the bigwigs in Oyo state politics to decamp from the main PDP to APC. The defectors include former governor of the state, Adebayo Alao-Akala; Senate Leader, Senator Teslim Folarin; former deputy governor of the state, Amb Taofeek Arapaja; former Secretary to the State Government, Chief Ayodele Adigun; the only federal lawmaker elected on the platform of PDP to the House of Representatives, Segun Odebunmi, as well as Rauf Olaniyan, Ayoola Makanjuola, Alhaji Rasaq Gbadegesin and their teeming supporters.
NAIJ.com had earlier reported that the decamped politician will be received by APC leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who was gjoined by governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi; Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state, and Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state.
Adesiyan had contested to go to the Oyo state House of Assembly under the PDP, an election she lost in 2015.
APC is the worst party in Nigeria, I regret being a member on NAIJ.com TV below: