Jonathan’s Former Political Adviser Gulak,Others Dump PDP For APC


More PDP heavyweights from Adamawa, Oyo and Ondo states  dumped the PDP For APC. Among them was immediate past political adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Alhaji Ahmed Gulak.He was the one who initiated the Jonathan re-election campaign and also  made an unsuccessful bid for the governor of Adamawa state .

Yesterday, Warri billionaire  Ayiri Emami also made the jump.(more)

Two serving senators, Ahmed Hassan Barata and Mohammed Bello  representing Adamawa South and Central respectively, a former Deputy Senate Leader, Senator Jonathan Zwingina, former minister of health, Dr. Idi Hong also jumped ship when president-elect Buhari visited Yola yesterday. Zwingina, who addressed the press on behalf of the defectors, said:

“After careful identification of the best in the current circumstances facing the state, we came to the conclusion that Bindow’s victory will pave the way for the desired restoration and positive change for the peace and development of the state.”


And in Ondo State, the PDP’s immediate past national legal adviser, Chief Olusola Oke led several others including his two wives, a member of the House of Representatives ,former Commissioners under the Late Dr Olusegun Agagu administration Princes Oladunni Odu, Ayo ifayefunmi, Olajide Ajana, former Senator Gbenga Ogunniya and Mrs Febi Adeyemi

Oke, who led the defectors in Akure, Ondo State said that his decision to join the APC was taken because he could not withstand the wind of change he claimed is blowing across the country.

“The wind almost blew me off, but I have now surrendered I can no more resist this change. This change that has blown in the federal must also blow in Ondo State”

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