The Ajia Balogun Olubadan, and a political chieftain in Oyo state, Chief Adegboyega Taofeek Adegoke has officially announced his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
He said he took the decision after series of consultation with his political associates, leaders and supporters across the 33 local government of Oyo state,
A delegation of the PDP in the state, led by Alhaji Adebisi Olopoeniyan had in last week visited Adegoke to appeal to him not to leave PDP but the meeting was unsuccessful.
Adegoke, a Senatorial hopeful made the announcement on Sunday while addressing his teeming supporters who throng to his office at Oke Ado, Ibadan, the state capital to express their fear and concern over a fake news that he is in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
While thanking his supporters for their concern over the rumours, Ajia Balogun Olubadan sues for calm, saying there is no cause for alarm as he remains fully a member of APC in the State.
It could be recalled that Adegoke contested for House of Representatives to represent Ibadan South-West/North West Federal constituency under the platform of Accord Party (AP) in 2015.
He was also part of those who worked for the emergence of this present administration under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
Recently, he has been sighted at various reconciliation meetings of APC in the state before the fake news filter the ground few days ago.
According to him, “Few days ago there was a fake news story that I, Olooye Adegboyega Taofeek Adegoke has decided to stay back in the PDP.
“Nothing could be far from the truth. I am in APC 100% and will remain in APC. Please disregard any rumors or fake news. Just be calm, there is no cause for alarm as victory is certain by His Grace”.
His supporters were seen in joyous mood after he addressed them and assuring them of his staying in the APC.