The Senator representing Oyo central senatorial district, Senator Monsurat Sunmonu has explained that her defection to the African Democratic Congress, ADC from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is because of the issues within the Oyo state chapter of the party.
She stated this shortly after she alongside 14 other senators announced their defection during plenary on Tuesday.
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She said: “Today, 24 July 2018, a letter was read during the Senate Plenary announcing the defection of some Senators from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
“Please be advised that my defection is as a result of issues within the APC Oyo State Chapter.
“As we know, politics is local and despite the rhetoric, there has been little or no effort at the State level to reconcile differences by incorporating various stakeholders and interests.
“I hereby declare affiliation with the African Democratic Congress (ADC).
Arise and Shine!
Ilosiwaju Oyo State”.