Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun State Governor has vowed to work towards APC governorship candidate regardless that it’s his get together.
Amosun who spoke on Monday in Abeokuta at a stakeholders assembly of the APC which was attended by his most popular governorship candidate and the flagbearer of Allied Peoples Motion (APM), Adekunle Akinlade, stated he wouldn’t depart the APC and would contest the Ogun central senatorial election on the platform of the get together subsequent 12 months.
The Ogun State Governor who additionally pledged to work for the president’s re-election bid, vowed to work towards APC governorship candidate and make sure the success of Mr Akinlade and different aggrieved members of their new get together.
This disclosure got here after 26 aggrieved candidates of the APC loyal to the governor, introduced their defection to the APM.
“When these individuals got here, they instructed me they’re leaving the APC, I stated ‘no’ however I couldn’t cease them. The truth is, Akinlade has my full help.
” I’m not going to cease him, every part I’ve, I’ll use to help him. Allow them to strive no matter they need to strive, we even have our methods and I’m not going to cover behind one finger,” the governor stated.
Recall that Mr Akinlade received a controversial governorship main of the APC carried out by the get together within the state. Nevertheless, a panel despatched by the headquarters of the get together carried out a separate main which produced Dapo Abiodun. Mr Abiodun is alleged to be the favoured candidate of ex-Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu, and his former Ogun State counterpart, Olusegun Osoba.
“I stay in APC as a result of that’s what these individuals need, they need us to go away APC however they’re joking.
“ I’ll keep in APC to make sure that Buhari wins in Ogun State and to allow them to know that they’ll’t subvert the need of the state.
“Day-after-day, I’ll marketing campaign for President Muhammdu Buhari, we’ll do every part doable to make sure Buhari wins massively in Ogun, however they need to not miss it.
“I, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, won’t help anybody they’re bringing,” he stated.