The national chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomole is set to receive thousands of defectors from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and other opposition parties in Jos, the Plateau state capital.
The Nation reports that the reception for the PDP defectors in Plateau was part of the flagging off of the campaign of the party’s governorship and other candidates in the state.
This was made known in an announcement by Plateau state APC chairman Latep Dabang at a press conference in Jos on Tuesday, January 1.
“Vice President of the Federation, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress APC Comrade Adams Oshiomhole amongst other dignitaries are to receive thousands of decampees from the main Opposition Party, the People’s Democratic Party PDP as well as other Political parties on Friday, 4th January, 2019 in Jos,” said Dabang, who noted that all security arrangement has been concluded the event will hold at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos.
He added: “There is no PDP in Plateau State again; PDP is death since, Friday event will bring together all Plateau State People from 17 LGC as one APC family”.
“APC is running a government in the state where developments are made practical and people-oriented. Hence people of the state have resolved not to remain in any other party apart from APC, we are receiving the few ones that are still left in PDP and those in other parties.
“Figure of the decampees cannot be ascertained at the moment, we are still compiling it because they kept coming every day, the actual figures will be revealed on Friday.”