Ireportnews had reported that Ajayi who was allegedly prevented from leaving the Government House on Saturday night, announced his defection to the People Democratic Party on Sunday.
Ajayi resigned from the APC on Sunday at Ward 2, Apoi in Eseodo local government.
He immediately picked up a membership card of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at the same ward.
Reacting Atiku in his Twitter page welcomed Ajayi to the PDP.
He said, “I welcome Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, to our great party @OfficialPDPNig.
“Our repositioned party’s umbrella is big and sturdy enough to accommodate democrats desirous of an indeed people’s oriented change.”