Former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel has revealed that his reason for duping the Peoples Democratic Party is due to his followers calling for him to defect to the All Progressives Congress.
The former Director-General of Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, revealed this after he resigned his membership of PDP and revealed that he was quitting politics.
The former PDP man called on his supporters to a meeting at his resident in Sagamu and he was reportedly told that they were satisfied with his decision to quit PDP however they called on him to lead them to APC.
Report revealed that he played a major role in the emergence of APC’s governorship candidate in Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun.
The APC governorship candidate defeated Adekunle Akinlade of the Allied Peoples Movement with less than 20,000 votes.
Abiodun expressed gratitude to Daniel during a private meeting which was held after he announced that he had left PDP.
Daniel while speaking with newsmen stated that his supporters were mounting pressure on him to lead them to APC.
“Basically, they said I could resign from PDP… they said I must lead them to APC and they also said I could not retire from politics. That is the summary of what I heard,” he said.
Asked if he was ready to join APC, Daniel said, “What else can I say? My people have spoken,” he said.