Oluwasegun Aina, Ado-Ekiti

There is a strong indications that opposition parties may no longer be a threat to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Nigeria. Following the defection of Governor Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State who dumps the People Democracy Party for the progressive fold.

Aside the newly entrance of Zamfara State Governor, the All Progressive Congress (APC), has been harvesting it’s rival party bigwigs in recent time given the party assurance of success in future elections. It all started with Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State later to Govenor Ben Ayade of Cross River. Interestingly, the All Progressive Congress APC had harvested three sitting governor’s from the rival opposition party in Nigeria.

Apart from Sitting Governor’s, several political gladiators across the country has defected to the progressives fold. The likes of Former Speakers of House of Representatives: Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara and Rt. Hon. Dimeji Bankole denounced their membership from the PDP in company of Former Governor of Ogun State Otunba Gbenga Daniel and Former Deputy Governor of Osun State Senator Iyiola Omisore. This means South-West is fully back to the Era of the Progressives.

The narrative is finally changing as the Change Changer and Performing National Caretaker Committee Chairman of APC and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni resourceful strategy is putting the party forward ahead of future elections success.

Defection news in Nigeria political space is now sacrosanct daily. The defection of Matawalle’s seems to be a shocker to the general public but it is crystal clear more shocks are expected from the fold of current serving PDP governor’s, stakeholders and members nationwide who will pitch tents with the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the coming days ahead of future elections.

What next for People Democracy Party (PDP)? It’s seems nothing. The party lacks opposition drive while it’s leadership under Prince Uche Secondus and reconciliation committee under Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki is full of baseless and non performing strategic and game changer like Buni of APC.

The fact is simple, opposition party activities is not yielding results again over the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), due to internal crisis affecting opposition party.

The All Progressive Congress (APC) is a party to beat in future elections.

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