The national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), John Oyegun, condemned the huge number of defections currently taking place in the polity.
He said that it was not good for the nation’s development to have such level of exodus from the ruling party.
Oyegun spoke to newsmen in Benin shortly after casting his vote.
He said that rather than defecting, politicians should remain in their party to form a formidable opposition to enrich the nation’s democracy.
“Many opposition party members have defected to APC just because they lost out, that is not good for political development.
“One would have advised that opposition members should stay where they are, and form a formidable opposition party.” Mr. Oyegun said.
Meanwhile, Oyegun won the election in his polling unit – Oredo East: Ward 2, Unit 1.