All former Speakers in Ondo State House of Assembly, five Commissioners in Mimiko’s administration and eight local
government chairmen in Ondo State were at the defection rally in Akure where they dumped PDP for APC. Scores of councillors are also part of the defection train.
They are were led by former Chief of Staff to the late Governor Segun Agagu, Mr Femi Agagu.
The greatest shock at the rally was the defection of former Speaker Victor Olabimtan, a director in President Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation and also a current member of the Federal Civil Service Commission.
In all, 48 PDP leaders in Ondo was said to have lead thousands of their supporters to dump PDP for APC at a ceremony which took place at APC secretariat along Oyemekun Road, Akure.
The defection earthquake has forced Jonathan Campaign Organisation to cancel tomorrow campaign in Akure, the
Ondo State capital, as majority of known supporters of the President have defected to APC or have traveled out of town.
All mobilization efforts for the rally have crashed, forcing PDP leaders to opt for cancellation of Akure rally tomorrow, according to PDP sources.