Former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniels has defected to the All Progressive Congress(APC).
A statement released today indicated that Daniel is expected to pick up the membership card of APC before the registration of new members closes today.
Daniel contested the 2003 governorship election on the platform of People’s Democratic Party(PDP).
Five governors of the All Progressives Congress, including the Chairman of the Caretaker Committee and Governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, would receive former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel into the APC.
The defection of Daniel, who was the campaign manager for the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate in the last general election, Atiku Abubakar, would be held at his Asoludero Court, Sagamu, Ogun State today.
Other governors who will be welcoming Daniel into the APC are Governors of Kaduna, Kebbi, Jigawa, and Ogun states – Nasir El-Rufai, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar, and Dapo Abiodun respectively.