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Huge Loss as Popular Governorship Aspirant Dumps PDP, Picks Another Party’s Ticket

Abeokuta, Ogun state – Professor Olufemi Bamgbose, an aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Ogun state, has dumped the party and got the People’s Redemption Party governorship ticket in the state.

Bamgbose’s defection was announced on Saturday, August 28, in Abeokuta, by the chairman of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) in Ogun state, Samson Ogunsanya.

Bamgbose said while he was in the PDP, he conceded his governorship aspiration for the governorship candidate of the party, Oladipupo Adebutu, and obtained the Senatorial ticket from Ogun West.

He said he won the primaries, but had his name substituted by the party leaders in the state.

According to him, the incident occurred after the PDP had collected huge amount of money from him to obtain the Senatorial form.

He added that, after the incident, the leadership of the PDP wrote him a letter of apology, promising to compensate him, but reneged in its promise.

rupt and unjust party.

He further stated that the acrimony and disunity in the PDP made him dump the party for his current party, the PRP, which he described as more credible and reliable.

However, the media aide to Adebutu, Afolabi Orekoya, faulted the claim by Bamgbose, saying he willingly withdrew his ambition.

The suit was filed by a former All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, Biyi Otegbeye. A suit seeking to nullify Governor Dapo Abiodun’s candidacy for the 2023 guber poll in Ogun state has been dismissed.

A statement by the Ogun state’s ministry of information indicates that the suit was heard on Wednesday, August 24, for the preliminary objections and the originating summons.

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