Akure — THE Senate President, David Mark, yesterday, said that the
defection of Governor Olusegun Mimiko to the Peoples Democratic
Party, PDP, was a big plus and would be celebrated by the
leadership of the party.
According to him the defection of the governor to PDP was like
“coming back home to where he truly belongs.”
Mark said this when he led his 1967 Third Regular Course-mates
in the Nigerian Defence Academy who were in the state for their
Annual General Meeting, AGM.
According to him: “On behalf of President Goodluck Jonathan and
the National Chairman of our party, I warmly welcome you home. I
want to warmly welcome you back home, because this is where
you originally belong to, and I want to congratulate you for coming
The Senate President also described as a welcome development,
the governor’s decision to move his Labour Party structure in the
state to PDP, saying, “Governor Olusegun Mimiko is going to leave
behind, a legacy of good governance in this state.
“I am not surprised because you are a child of the great party
called PDP. The movement of Mimiko will usher in improved
development for the state.”