Nigeria, Feb. 15 -- A former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

He disclosed on Channels Television Sunday Politics Programme that those exiting or planning to leave the opposition to the APC are driven by covetousness.

Mr Fayose made these comments when asked about the recent defection of Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, and the rumour surrounding the defection of former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode.

The governor said he has achieved all expected of him in PDP, hence defecting is not an option.

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