The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has
reacted to the claim by an All Progressives
Congress, APC, governorship aspirant in the state,
Gbenga Aluko, that he is begging to join the party.
Recall, the Former Senate Deputy Chief Whip, Aluko,
had on Sunday, accused Fayose of making
surreptitious moves to join the APC having realized
that the PDP can’t win the impending election.
Promptly reacting to the claim, the governor via a
statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to
the Governor, Idowu Adelusi, described the report as
In the statement, Fayose stated that leaving PDP
for APC is as good as “leaving Jesus Christ for
“The news going viral that Ekiti State
Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose is making
move to defect to APC, is false. It is a
figment of imagination of the APC which
manufactured the story.
“Joining APC is like leaving Jesus Christ for
Satan. It is like wanting to die by taking
Gamalin 20, or planning to commit suicide
by jumping down from skye scrapper.
“Fayose will never join the APC, rather, he
would welcome APC members to the PDP.
“Fayose is preoccupied with plan to transit
power from PDP to PDP Ekiti in 2018.”[/img]