Shina Peller dumps APC, to announce new party soon


A member of the House of Representatives from Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency, Oyo State, Shina Peller, has dumped the All Progressives Congress.

The lawmaker announced his defection on his Twitter page on Friday. He added that he would be announcing his new party on Tuesday after due consultations.

Justifying his defection, Peller claimed that “the party style of democracy in Oyo State kills my conscience”.

He added that his continued stay in APC would be at the detriment of interest of his supporters, particularly the youths.

He wrote, “I’ve tried my best for APC, the party style of democracy in Oyo State kills my conscience and I’ve to put my people’s interest first. I’ve realized that the youths and the people will continue to be at the mercy of few at the top. I’ll announce my new political party on 21|06|22.”

There had been several rumours that the lawmaker would be defecting from the ruling party after he lost the Oyo North Senatorial ticket of the APC to Senator Fatai Buhari.

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