All Progressives Congress (APC)
aspirant in the Osun-West senatorial district, Chief Ademola Adeleke,
has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in his bid to contest
for state’s the July 8 senatorial by-election.

had only just been cleared by the APC’s screening committee on June 12
to contest the July 8 election under the banner of the party.
The brother of the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke is
believed to have had a problem with the party after the party’s
National Working Committee cleared his only opponent, Mudasiru Hussein,
to contest against hi  after he had been disqualified by the screening
committee led by Hon. Sanusi Rikiji.
He stated this in the resignation letter he addressed to the party’s leadership dated June 13, 2017.

Ademola Adeleke's resignation letter

Ademola Adeleke’s resignation letter

Hussein had been disqualified by the committee on the grounds that he
did not resign within the period stipulated by party’s guidelines, which
states that a candidate must not “remain in the public service within 30 days prior to an election.”


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