Deputy Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Abdulwasi Musah has officially announced his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to African Democratic Congress (ADC).
He made the announcement on the floor of the Assembly on Tuesday.
Eight other members of the Assembly also announced their defection to the ADC.
According to a letter read by the Clerk of the House, Barrister Paul Bankole, the defecting members include: Hon Lukman Balogun of the Labour Party (LP),Hon Bolaji Badmus (APC), Hon Biliamin (Accord Party) and Hon Ganiyu Oseni (APC)
Others are Hon Olusegun Olaleye (APC), Hon Samson Oguntade (Accord Party), Hon Muideen Olagunju (Accord Party) and Hon Afeez Adeleke (APC).
Following the defection, the ADC now has 12 members. The majority party, APC, has 18 while the PDP has two.