Former Organising Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mutiu Kunle Okunola, said that he defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to throw his weight behind Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the ruling party, in his move to become Nigeria’s President come 2023.
Okunola who officially joined the APC on Wednesday boasted that the PDP has no future in the State, adding that Lagos is now owned by one party.
Okunola claimed that his defection means downfall to the PDP, saying that the “PDP is now in the cooler”.
The former PDP Chieftain revealed that he is willing “to give Tinubu the support he needs if he desires to contest the 2023 Presidency”.
He said: “So I decamped not for any other thing but because of Tinubu so that I can put my strength to make the 2023 project for Tinubu a reality. I believe it is only Tinubu that has the capacity in the South-West to rule the country.”
He stated that Tinubu has done his best for Nigeria and should be elected as President in 2023.
Moreover, Okunola said that although Tinubu has not revealed his intention in this respect, he would embark on a campaign tagged Tinubu 2023 not negotiable.