Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, says his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is not borne out of selfish interest.
The governor spoke in Ilorin on Tuesday when he received the National Executive of Oro Descendents Union (ODU), led by its President, Uthman Tunji Balogun, at the Government House.
Ahmed told his visitors that he reluctantly dumped the APC when it became obvious that the people of the state “who delivered a 100% electoral victory to the APC were continuously being marginalised and persecuted”.
According to him, all entreaties to ensure that the people of Kwara State were treated with dignity, equity and justice fell on deaf ears.
Ahmed said the struggle was about the interest of the people of Kwara to participate effectively and meaningfully to the growth and development of Nigeria.
He described PDP as a reformed and inclusive party that would provide an enabling platform for members to actualize their potentialities.