Sen. Iyiola Omisore, a previous Deputy Governor of Osun state, has announced his defection from the People Democratic Party (Latest Nigeria news) to Social Democratic Party (SDP).
Omisore, who announced his defection in affirmation made available to newsmen in Osogbo on Saturday, said he intended to contest the Sept. 22nd governorship election on the platform of SDP.
This individual said his mission was to rescue the point out of hawaii from what he referred to as identified as years of misrule. According to him, the PDP in Osun is in disarray and certain to remain in prolonged political captivity over the next four years.
The statement partly states thus: “engaging and working with like-minded leadership, we certainly have sought for an substitute platform that will insure both credible(sic: credibility) and legitimacy that will attempt Osun state from it is current reckless misrule.
“Our quest for another solution personal platform is basically in search of a credible political structure that will assure that our people take advantage of the benefits associated with accountable leadership at the state level from now.
“Notwithstanding my gigantic contributions over the earlier years or so to building the PDP, after very deep thought and the widest consultations with my God, my family, my supporters in and outside Osun state, That is with great matter that I have made a really expedient decision today, to withdraw my membership rights from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and become a member of the Social Democratic Get together (SDP); a party that believed in a well ballanced, equitable and truly efficient Nigeria. “On the program of the SDP, My spouse and i shall, with the support of my supporters, enthusiasts, and the electorate of the state of Osun, seek the nomination to contest for, and by His grace, be chosen as the Gov of Osun state on September 22, 2018.
Very well Omisore was Osun Mouthpiece Governor on the program of Alliance for Democracy (AD) between 1999 and 2003. Having been also elected to the Senate on the platform of PDP in 2003 to symbolize Osun East Senatorial District, while he was in jail.