A former House of Representatives member from Idah Federal Constituency Hon. Ismail Inah Hussein, aka Soul Lover, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) along with his teaming supporters.
Kogi State APC Chairman, Hon. Abdullahi Bello received the decampees in Ajaka, Igalamela-Odolu local government area.
Inah who was a dedicated member of the ruling PDP in Kogi state attributed his decision to join the APC to his desire to contribute to the development of Kogi State and the country as a whole.
He said the APC government under Governor Yahaya Bello has instituted unity, security and overall development of the state hence, his decision to support the APC governorship candidate, Alhaji Usman Ododo for consolidation.
The former lawmaker who said he was elated by the mammoth crowd and the heavyweight political leader in Kogi East that attended the program, vowed to mobilise massively for his new party and ensure that APC wins overwhelmingly in the November 11 governorship election.
The Kogi Commissioner for Transportation, Honorable Baron Okwoli, in his address commended Inah and his followers for their decision to join the APC and assured that they will work together to ensure victory for the party.
Similarly, the Deputy Governorship Candidate, Elder joel Oyibo expressed his joy for the high turnout to receive the former lawmaker. He noted that the number is evidence that people believe strongly in APC despite propaganda from opposition parties.
He assured the people of Igalamela-Odolu and the entire state that the governorship candidate, Alhaji Usman Ododo when elected, would consolidate on the unity, security and infrastructural development instituted by Governor Yahaya Bello.
Dignitaries present at the event included former State Chairman of APC, Alh. Hadi Ametuo, Eld. Joel Salifu Oyibo, Hon. Muhammed Nasiru Alfa, Zonal Chairman of APC; Hon. David Idris Zacharias, member representing Idah Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives; the former Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Sadiq Abubakar Ainoko among others.