Abeokuta – The Majority Leader of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Adeyinka Mafe, representing Sagamu 1 State Constituency on Tuesday, withdrew his defection letter from being a member of the Allied People’s Movement (APM).
In the withdrawal letter read by Mr Suraj Adekunbi (Yewa North 1), the Speaker, during plenary in Abeokuta, Mafe stated that he had returned to the All Progressive Congress (APC).
“I had earlier written a letter of which to leave APC.
“I write to officially withdraw the letter and wish to notify that I remain a member of APC next level,” the statement read.
Mafe and three other members from the Assembly on November 29 resigned their membership of the APC) and defected to the Allied Peoples Movement (APM).
The lawmakers announced their defection in separate letters read by the Speaker during a plenary in Abeokuta.
The three other defectors were: the Chief Whip, Idowu Olowofuja (Abeokuta South II), Ganiyu Oyedeji (Ifo II) and Tunde Sanusi (Obafemi Owode).
Also during plenary, Mr Olakunle Oluomo (Ifo 1), the Deputy Speaker, explained that it was important for the assembly to carry out an assessment of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), saying that the present administration was winding up.
“It is obvious that the state government is winding up. There is a need for the House to carry out an assessment of MDAs so that we can know where we are at the state before the government winds up,” Oluomo said.
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