Segun Oni, The Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship candidate in Ekiti, has give explanation on why he left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
On Sunday, June 12, The former Governor of Ekiti gave the explanation while responding to allegations of being a “notorious defector” at a debate which was organized by Channels TV.
Oni who resigned his membership of the PDP on February 5, days after after failing to secure the party’s ticket, said he left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because of “cheating”. He said;
“I do not like cheating. I don’t cheating and don’t like people to cheat. If I see a party that has no respect for its own rules, I see it as not my type of party.
“I contested the PDP primary and it was supposed to be a secret ballot and the world saw how it became open to the extent that one man was being shown every ballot.
“I believe if the party meant business, it should have said no. If it aspires to rule Nigeria and put confidence in people, it would have said no.
“I detest cheating and don’t collaborate with cheats.”
In other news, On Saturday night, May 28, Netizens reacts after former Vice President Atiku Abubakar was declared the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential primaries.
Recall that the presidential primary election of the nation’s main opposition party ended on Saturday night in favour of Atiku. The Adamawa State-born politician emerged the winner of the polls after polling the highest votes. The former Vice President clinched the much coveted ticket during the presidential primary of the main opposition party held on Saturday in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Atiku who polled a total of 371 votes ahead of Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, will now be the official candidate of the PDP for the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria.