NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the aggrieved aspirants of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC), Ogun State Chapter may be on their way out of the party, as exclusive investigation revealed that, a relief is now on their way to contest under the platform of Accord Party
Our source’s investigation showed that, the aspirants said to be loyalists of Governor Ibikunle Amosun but allegedly denied the opportunity by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, were said to have secure slots with the Accord Party after the consent of their leader(s).
It was further gathered, that, following the abortive efforts of the Governor to secure the party tickets for them, the aspirants including, Adekunle Akinlade, the preferred candidate of the Governor have secretely pitched their tents with the Accord Party.
Penpushing gathered that the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had perfected a plan in order to ensure that, the aspirants do not totally lost out in the 2019 general elections, but the that plan seems not to go down well with their leader, whom we gathered gave them the signal to go to a prepared ground.
In view of these, it was learnt that, the aspirants already on the lists of the Accord Party, were just there as a strategy to deceive people but would be replaced by the aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants, at the appropriate time.
NEWS FLAKES NG recalled that, the State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) conducted parallel primaries, which produced two separate lists of candidates; with one belonging to Governor Amosun, and the other belong to the other stakeholders of the party.
The stakeholders had alleged Governor Amosun of trying to impose a candidate for the elections, which was vehemently fought, and at the end of the day, the National leadership of the party, based on the final decision of the National Working Committee (NWC), rejected list from the Amosun’s camp.
Our source reports further that, Prince Dapo Abiodun, said to be the aspirant of the stakeholders was announced as the party Governorship Candidate, against Adekunle Akinlade, the Governor’s choice
But in spite of the National Working Committee (NWC), pronouncement, Governor Ibikunle Amosun during the Saturday congress of the National and State Assemblies, still insisted that the party’s candidate is Akinlade, boasting that, he (Akinlade) would be his successor.
Our source contacted the State Secretary of the party, Alhaji Saula Adegunwa on phone, but claimed that he could not hear what our reporter was saying, and requested for a text message, which was forwarded to him for his reaction on the development, but didn’t reply, and even afterward when a phone call was repeatedly put to him, he declined to pick phone.