Earlier today a serving commissioner in the cabinet of Governor Akinwumi Ambode tendered his resignation letter and subsequently openly said he’s supporting the opposition and its candidate Jimi Agbaje.
According to Wale Oluwo, a former commissioner for energy and mineral resources in his resignation letter, the ruling party violated separation of power and for “intimidating critical institutions of democracy in the state.”
Jimi Agbaje of PDP hailed the defection calling it “Babylon is Falling” in a statement issued in Lagos.
What Agbaje said about APC Commissioner’s Defection to PDP
All Progressive Congress (APC) will continue to fail and crumble.
Wale Oluwo has displayed uncommon courage by the decision. He is a good example for others to follow as this empire begins to fall to pieces.
Oluwo is a man of integrity
I look forward to teaming up with him to liberate our dear state from the shackles of bad governance and corruption.
Agbaje further urged all stakeholders in the state to join him in the task of liberating the state from the stranglehold of predatory vested interests who had in the last 19 years held the state to ransom.
“I am using this opportunity to all stakeholders in the state, particularly my brothers and sisters in the APC to toe the path of honour, and join us to rescue our state from the vice grips of a vested cabal that has arrested its development in the last 20 years,” he said.
PDP hails Oluwo’s action
In another statement issued by the Lagos State PDP Publicity Secretary Mr. Taofik Gani said Oluwo would be remembered for his noble gesture.
“He has taken a political step never to be regretted. We encourage all remaining true democrats to join the PDP now. Lagos has been in bondage of a unipolar rule and control.”
The party called on electorates in the commercial city to join hands in liberating Lagos from Bola Tinubu, a man politically referred to as the most powerful man in Lagos.