Yusuf said the Chairman of Talba Support Group, Lanre Ahmed, received the defectors at Otte in Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State.
Justice Emeka Nwite, in a judgment, held that the refusal of INEC to recognise Atteng’s name as sent to it by the party for substitution was contrary to the provisions of the Electoral Act, 2022.
They spoke in Yenagoa, during a fund raising dinner in honour of Iworiso-Markson, who is the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), for the Ogbia Federal Constituency election.
He was received into the APC by the Chairman, Obubra Urban Ward, Daniel Okpa, after registration and collection of party card.
This was contained in a statement made available to news men in Abuja by the National Publicity of the party, Ambassador Rufus B. Aiyenigba against the repeated claims of a former member of the party that the SDP had formed an alliance with the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu
The Tribunal in its judgment dismissed the petition filed by former Governor and Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship candidate, Chief Segun Oni resolving all issues in favour of the Respondents.
Abe, according to a statement by his Media Office on Saturday, also unveiled the Director General of his Campaign Council.
The rally, which started from Ojota, ended at Eko Atlantic City, with scores of old and young members participating.
The governorship hopeful disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Wednesday.
The independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had declared candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Biodun Oyebanji as winner of Saturday’s election.
“With a deep sense of responsibility, I, Otunba Olabisi Kolawole, thank Ekiti people, PDP members and supporters who believed in us and in our cause to raise the banner of Ekiti State.
Oni’s reaction followed a letter making the rounds to the effect that he has withdrawn from the election, which had started.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Director-General, Segun Oni Campaign Organisation, Ambassador Dare Bejide.
The report had said that Oni had met with the Presidential candidate of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and President Muhammadu Buhari on the matter.
On the home front in Ekiti, the tsunami that the Segun Oni campaign had assumed has become a big headache for Fayemi. Segun Oni is believed by some to have the support of Tinubu. If that is true, it means the political machinery and structures of Tinubu would be made available to Segun Oni.
A cross section of youths who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Friday expressed their readiness to support Oni to become the next governor of the state.
The alarm was contained in a strong-worded petition written to President Mohammad Buhari and the major Foreign Embassies in the country dated May 19, 2022, and signed by its National Chairman, Alhaji Shehu Musa Gabam , and made available to newsmen in Anuja at the weekend
Oni who gave the message of hope while fielding questions from newsmen at the National Secretariat of the Social Democratic Party in Abuja said that the party was on a rescue mission to make the people laugh again after years of misrule of the state.
Oni, a former governor of the state, is also the governorship candidate of the opposition Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the June 18 election in the South Western State.
The aspirant disclosed this in an interview with newsmen shortly after meeting behind closed doors with former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida in Minna, Niger State capital.