Decampees to APC with questionable past will not hold leadership position

Leaders and members of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and other political parties that have decamped to the All Progressives Congress (APC) may be denied the opportunity to hold leadership positions in the party.

Indication to this emerged at the weekend when the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, returned to Ilesa, Osun State, to revalidate his membership of the APC.

A statement from Ogbeni Aregbesola’s Media Office signed by Sola Fasure, Media Adviser, quoted the minister as saying that although it is part of the democratic process for all kinds of people, even those with questionable and unedifying past, to cross into the progressive, people-centred party, they should not be allowed to occupy leadership positions.

He said: ‘On the influx of leaders and members of the opposition PDP and other political parties to the APC, he told them that it is part of the democratic process for…

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