Over 300 supporters of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Accord Party and All Progressives Congress in Koton Karfe, Kogi Local Government Area have decamped to Action Alliance AA, declaring their support for the Governorship Candidate, Otunba Olayinka Braimoh.
The Decampees, who teared the membership cards of their former parties, said they were endeared to Otunba Braimoh due to his comprehensive and all encompassing manifesto, which they noted are urgently needed to salvage the State.
Speaking at the Party’s rally in Koton Karfe on Wednesday, the Spokesman for the Decampees, Jibril Abdul Razak, a former PDP member pledged their support to the actualization of the dream of Otunba Braimoh to emerge as next Governor of the Confluence State.
According to him, the defectors are committed to delivering 100% votes to the AA Governorship Candidate to enable him help the State out of poverty.
The Chairman of AA in the Local Government, Hon. Yunusa Zakari described the defection as a welcome development and assured the new members of equal treatment.
Hon. Zakari urged them to mobilise more persons to join the party towards salvaging poverty from the State.
The AA Gubernatorial Candidate, Otunba Olayinka Braimoh who was overwhelmed by the surprised defection, told the defectors that they will not regret their actions if voted into power.
He promised to provide the needed visionary leadership to give the State a turn around from “poverty to prosperity.”
The AA Governorship Candidate assured of his determination to make public schools an enviable place if voted for.
Otunba Braimoh had earlier paid a traditional homage to the palace of the Ohimege Igu of Koton Karfe where he solicited the prayers of the Monarch for his ambition.
The Ohimege Igu, Alh. Abdul Razak Isah-Koto urged Otunba Braimoh and his campaign train to be law abiding in their campaign.