Former Ekiti State Governor, Segun Oni has withdrawn his membership from the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP).
The Spokesman of Segun Oni Motion, Mr Adebayo Jackson, confirmed this in a phone chat with our correspondent in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital, on Saturday.
Jackson said that the choice of Oni and 1000’s of supporters to depart PDP was taken at a stakeholders’ assembly held at Oni’s residence in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/ Osi Native Authorities Space of the state.
Oni has, nonetheless, not indicated the occasion he can be pitching his tent with, though hypothesis is rife that the ex-governor could be part of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) to contest the governorship ballot.
He said that Oni yielded to pressures from the overwhelming majority of Ekiti people who find themselves desirous of returning him again to the federal government home underneath any political occasion.
The previous PDP State Publicity Secretary hinted that the previous governor can be leaving the PDP with a sizeable variety of members, including that his resignation from the occasion is with rapid impact.
“Engr. Segun Oni has lastly resigned from PDP. All of the folks of Ekiti have determined that they need Segun Oni on any platform. And he had harkened to the calls. In actual fact, it was the picture of Oni that has been selling the picture of PDP in Ekiti State. And as soon as the PDP has determined to kill itself we have now to take a bow and go away.
“Ekiti folks won’t go away Oni alone to go like that as a result of they’ll’t see another particular person that may ship what Oni has been doing for them.
“So, it’s the voice of the folks and never the voice of anyone. As it’s now, each PDP and APC shall be contesting towards the folks of Ekiti. And the image of the folks of Ekiti State is Engr. Oni,” Jackson mentioned.
Additionally talking, former Director of Segun Oni Marketing campaign Group, Hon. Lanre Ogunsuyi mentioned the previous governor’s exit was knowledgeable by a excessive diploma of injustice melted to Oni by some highly effective forces within the occasion throughout the January 26, main election.
“We’ve simply mentioned bye-bye to PDP and oga thanked all of the folks that labored with him and dissolved all of the constructions that ran the purported main in PDP. What we have now now could be a confluence of individuals referred to as the Segun Oni Motion. By subsequent week, we must always have sorted ourselves out consistent with the INEC timetable.
“It’s regular to invest about politicians particularly a politician of Oni’s stature. He’s a former governor and he has simply left PDP. What is definite is that we have now left PDP however we aren’t sure about the place we’re going.
On why Oni left PDP, he mentioned, “As a result of PDP is a cult. Oni has been constant within the seek for fact. Reality in Nigerian politics means you may be persecuted and all that and that’s all that has been occurring. If you end up constantly within the search of fact, truthful play, these issues haven’t any worth in Nigerian politics”, he mentioned. Supply: DailyPost