The son of the late magician Moshood Abiola Peller, popularly called ‘Professor Peller’, Shina Peller, a federal lawmaker representing Oyo State at the House of Representatives under the banner of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC), has formally dumped the party
Penpushing reports that Peller, who recently lost the All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries for Oyo North Senatorial District to Fatai Buhari who is from the Ogbomoso axis of the district announced his resignation from the party on the floor of the House of Representatives during plenary on Tuesday and disclosed that he was moving to the Accord Party.
“After my exit from the APC, we engaged other political parties, we had numerous options, but we opted for Accord for very peculiar reasons. Accord Party happens to be the first party in Oyo State to zone Oyo North Senatorial ticket to Oke Ogun considering that Ogbomosho Zone had done two terms.
Penpushing further reports that Peller, who owns Club Quilox, an upscale club in Lagos State, said the party has shown an unwavering commitment to the yearnings of the people of Oke-Ogun,and it has given hope and a sense of belonging
“The party has shown an unwavering commitment to the yearnings of the people of Oke-Ogun. It has given us hope and a sense of belonging. Today, I would like to inform the general public that I am now with Accord party. The logo of the Accord constantly reminds me and other well-meaning Nigerians of their civic responsibility – to vote for credible leaders’,he said.
Penpushing also reports that, Peller said the Accord Party(AP) in Oyo State is a force to reckon with, saying its internal democracy mechanism is intact, a component lacking in other parties, adding that the party is strategic as it concerns balloting.
‘On the ballot paper, Accord comes first before the two major parties. With Accord as our party, voting sensitization becomes easier for us to do.In Oke-Ogun, Oyo North Senatorial District and Oyo State at large, Accord Party is our strength, its logo is our thumb – it’s our power and we shall make it count, he said.
Penpushing reports that, Peller currently represents Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency, while political sources said his exit from the All Progressives Congress(APC) is a result of his loss in the primary election.
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