Nigeria News [News] Oyo State House of Assembly Speaker, Olagunju Ojo defects to APC Published 2 months ago on September 19, 2018 By Fresh 9ja The Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Olagunju Ojo, the Minority Leader, and five other lawmakers on Tuesday defected to three different parties. The Clerk of the House, Paul Bankole, read the separate letters of defection by the lawmakers during the plenary session in Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Speaker (Labour Party-Orire), Mrs Wunmi Oladeji ( Labour Party-Ogbomoso North) and Solomon Olukayode (Labour Party-Ogbomoso South) defected to the All Progressives Congress. TRENDING: [News] Man found dead in pool of his blood after knife attack in Kaduna (graphic photos) Gbenga Oyekola ( Labour Party-Atiba) and Peter Oyetunji (Labour Party-Ogo Oluwa/Surulere), on the other hand, defected to African Democratic Congress and Peoples Democratic Party respectively. The Minority Leader, Ademola Ige (Accord Party-Ibadan South-East II) and Fatai Adesina (Accord Party-Ibadan South-East I) defected to ADC. Meanwhile, the house has appealed to the Commissioner of Police in the state, Abiodun Odude, to make conscious efforts to put a stop to gang-related crimes and violence in Oyo town. TRENDING: [News] Army Hands Over 23 Minors Rescued From Boko Haram To UNICEF The assembly also urged the commissioner to deploy competent police units to tackle the dastardly activities of criminal gangs. This followed a Matter of Urgent Public Importance raised by Mr Muideen Olagunju (Accord Party-Oyo East/Oyo West) during the plenary. According to Olagunju, the dramatic upsurge in gang warfare within the town has resulted in residents living in fear. “The acts of violence are traceable to battle for supremacy among bands of youths in certain black spots within the town. Post Views: 1,115 Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Related Related Topics: Up Next [News] Lagos State engages 75 legal practitioners in the State public service as court registrars Don't Miss [News] Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna confirmed as the new deputy governor of Kano state Fresh 9ja You may like Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Current ye@r * Leave this field empty Trending Nigerian Music13 hours ago FRESH MUSIC: ArtimGee – WHY?