Former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao Akala and other has switched gears as they join the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, ahead of the 2019 general elections.
In a statement issued in Ibadan on Wednesday the APC publicity secretary in Oyo state, Olawale Sadare said some of the “political bigwigs” who had joined its fold since last year and a whole lot of others just coming in would be unveiled during a rally at Mapo Hall, Ibadan, on Saturday.
He added that with the caliber of those expected to join the party, it could be concluded that the battle over who takes over from Governor Abiola Ajimobi, would be fought and won only within APC.
The welcoming arrangements to welcome former governor of the state, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala; former Senate leader, Senator Teslim Folarin and former Secretary to the State Government, Chief Ayodele Adigun, to the ruling party has been slated for Saturday.
Others expected to join the party was Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja, Honourable Segun Odebunmi, Mr. Rauf Olaniyan, Honourable Ayoola Makanjuola, Alhaji Rasaq Gbadegesin, alongside their supporters, at a ceremony tagged “mother of all defections in the politics of Oyo State.”