Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Lagos State, Chief Babatunde Olorogun-Etti on Sunday fixed Tuesday, August 11 for his defection ceremony.
A former Local government assistant secretary, Mr. Sunday Ayinde, Mr. Wale Ramous, Alhaji Kaburat Salami, Alhaji Yakubu, Alhaji Quadri, Alhaja Shadiat Odutayo, Hon Muiz Aregbe, Mrs. Jaji, Alhaji Rammond Afolabi, Mr. Abideen, Mr. Ahmad Sanni Woleola and other PDP leaders in Lagos Island have concluded plans to defect to the APC.
The defection of Olorogun-Etti and others means PDP have lost key politicians in the state.
Olorogun-Etti broke with the PDP in April.
“The patron, Eko United, Chief Babatunde Olorogun-Etti and other prominent PDP leaders in Lagos State will publicly declare for the APC on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. The time is 12noon while the venue is Molade Okoya Recreation Centre, Onikan” a statement by Mr. Sunday Ayinde said.
Olorogun-Etti said he doesn’t feel the PDP is working for the development of the state.
“I think right now the PDP is gone in Lagos State,” he said.
“Hon Razaq Folorunso Balogun, Alhaji G. O. Sadiq, Alhaji Mufutau Kadiku, Barrister Hakeem Oladapo Giwa, Alhaji Aro-Lambo, Chief Owolabi Martins, Hon Kamal Bashua, Hon Lukumon Omotosho, Hon Ashekun Owoiya, Hon Shola Giwa, Hon Owolabi Monsuru, Hon Demola Seriki, Hon Tajudeen Olusi and Hon Adekunle Alli are among those expected to attend the event” the statement added.
CHIEF BABATUNDE OLOROGUN-ETTI
SUNDAY OLABODE AYINDE