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Oyo Assembly PDP Caucus Dispels Rumors of Defection, Claims story is a work of Fiction


The Oyo state House of Assembly People’s Democratic Party caucus has refuted the defection rumor eight of it members going round on social and print media, claiming it is just a figment of author’s imagination.

According to reports, rumours about the defection of the Oyo assembly filtered in the early hours of Sunday.

The PDP Whip of the 9th Assembly, Hon. Akintunde Olajide Emmanuel, also known as AKT while speaking on the defection rumours claimed that there is not a shred of truth in the rumors. Stating durther that the 26 PDP lawmakers have a dedicated platform where all issues affecting them are freely and openly discussed.


He emphasized that the 26 PDP lawmakers are still strong and unified under the leadership of the PDP in the state and that such an issue was never suppressed or referenced on the parliamentarians’ platform or at any of their caucus sessions.


He emphasized that, in contrast to the expectations of the purported story’s sponsors, who anticipated that there would be stories of defection from lawmakers who were unable to secure their party’s return ticket for the 2023 general election, the lawmakers have since put the party primaries behind them and are instead concentrating on their legislative responsibilities while planning for the success of the upcoming election.

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