Crack In Saraki’s Camp As PDP Loses Strong Ally To YPP
Mr Popoola was a strong ally of immediate past President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki.
The Kwara state chapter of the People Democratic Party PDP, on Thursday, lose another party chieftaincy, Captain S.T Popoola, to the Young Progressives Party (YPP).
Recalled that Mr Popoola was a strong ally of the immediate past President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki.
Captain Popoola declared for the Young Progressives Party (YPP) on Thursday when the Party’s Governorship Candidate in Kwara State, Alhaji Yakubu Gobir (Aláàánú Mẹ̀kúnnù) and his running mate, Hon Boluwajoko George visited the elder statesman at his private residence on their visit to Oyun local government.
The CAPO said he will formally tender his resignation letter from PDP in his ward as soon as possible.
According to him, this is the first time I will be moving to another political party. I declined Bukola Saraki’s request for me to join APC in 2014 but now I am leaving for YPP, as the party has lived up to expectations, especially on the issue of equity and fairness.
He declared support for Alhaji Yakubu Gobir and promises to deliver Oyun local government for YPP during next year’s governorship election.
He, however, applauded Gobir for his consistent empowerment programs and other impactful humanitarian gesture including the procurement of tractors for farmers, providing grants to female-owned and operator’s in Kwara YPP Chairman, Chief Ogunbayo later presented the symbol of the party leaves to Captain Popoola and formally welcome him to moving train of real Progressives.