September 29, 2022

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APC wades into Amosun, Abiodun’s feud

Senator Ibikunle Amosun

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has waded into the confrontation between Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state, and his predecessor, Ibikunle Amosun, calling for a halt of hostilities.

Amosun had fired the primary salvo on Saturday when he known as for the removing of the governor in 2023 and alleged that the governor was rigged into workplace in 2019.

He additionally claimed that Abiodun had additionally apologised to him for the stolen mandate, however that may not change his thoughts about working in opposition to his reelection.

Amosun had backed Adekunle Akinlade who contested on the platform of the Allied Peoples Motion (APM) in opposition to Mr Abiodun who was the candidate of the APC.

Abiodun defeated Amosun’s most popular candidate with a margin of 19,517 votes.

Whereas the governor emerged winner of the polls with 241,670 votes, Akinlade had 222,153 votes to path behind in second place.

Amosun, nonetheless, went forward to win his election to signify Ogun Central within the Senate.

The governor had replied to his predecessor, saying he wouldn’t be distracted by any one that has an issue with “self-delusion.”

“Ogun state shouldn’t be anyone’s father’s inheritance,” he had retorted, including that he would reasonably concentrate on his mandate and never be part of points with anybody who needs to play god.

The governor additionally known as on the folks of the state to disregard his predecessor.

The Zonal Govt Committee of APC within the South-west mentioned it has initiated strikes to quench the raging hearth that’s threatening the APC home within the South-west in view of the final elections forward.

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The Nationwide Vice Chairperson, South-west of the get together, Isaac Kekemeke, mentioned the get together had noticed the brewing misunderstanding between the revered leaders/elders of the get together in Ogun state.

In an announcement Monday, Kekemeke mentioned though misunderstandings and quarrels had been an basically inevitable a part of life and human organisations, the get together, particularly within the southwest, couldn’t afford any type of dispute at the moment.

He mentioned the competition was coming at a time when all arms should be on deck to safe a convincing electoral victory for the get together’s presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu.

“The get together within the zone has already initiated actions to make sure that this household misunderstanding and others elsewhere within the Southwest are amicably resolved,” mentioned Mr Kekemeke.

Kekemeke, who can also be the Chairperson of the South-west Govt Committee of the get together, appealed to the previous governor and his successor to “sheath their swords and direct their supporters to stop henceforth from making public statements that can additional divide the get together in Ogun State and the zone.”

“I urge all get together trustworthy within the state to stay steadfast, relaxation assured that, our get together will emerge stronger and higher,” he added. (Premium Instances)