As 2023 political calculation and crossover continues to gain momentum in Nigeria, Campaign Manager for the Atiku Presidency Organization in 2019, Mr Gbenga Daniel has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party to the ruling, All Progressives Congress.
Mr. Daniel, the former Governor of Ogun State who made his defection move public on Tuesday, disclosed that his decision was bore ‘speedily’ out of the encouragement he’s enjoyed from governor Dapo of Ogun state.
In a statement available to the public, the former PDP party man hinted that he’s been ‘captured’.
The statement reads,
”Dear Friends & Colleagues, pardon my short notice in informing you of my route to the APC which as you might have suspected started with my supporting Governor, Dapo Abiodun during the last election.
”I have since experienced an avalanche of encouragement to come on board.
“However in the last 48 hours, things took a dizzying speed with the decision of the APC National Chairman’s request to visit me at Asoludero on Wednesday with about 3 Governors. While planning for the visit, Governor Abiodun also decided to visit me later today with another set of Governors. It, therefore, mean that I have finally been ‘captured’.
“I thought I should quickly brief the house before the news go viral. Thanks for your understanding.”