Defection: Jimi Agbaje breaks silence on dumping PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in the March 9 election in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje has spoken up on the rumour of him defecting from the party.

Agbaje dismissed the speculations rife in some quarters, reiterating that he was still a card-carrying member of the PDP.

In a statement by his media aide, Modupe Ogunbayo, the PDP governorship candidate blamed the disinformation on his enemies.

“In the past 24 hours, Mr. Olujimi Agbaje, the governorship candidate of the PDP) in the recently-concluded 2019 election in Lagos state, has received uncountable calls and messages from numerous friends, teeming political associates within PDP and countless members of his supporters, that he has resigned from the PDP.

“Agbaje is still a card-carrying member of the PDP. He remains committed to the broad-based party, which he remains absolutely certain, has the best antidote to the yearnings and aspirations of the Nigerian people.

“It is another chunk from the ongoing propaganda and disinformation machinery of his foes. Agbaje urges all to treat the rumour with the disdain it wisely deserves,” the statement read.

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