17.6 C
London
Sunday, July 21, 2024
HomePoliticsAmosun’s loyalists join Gov Abiodun in Ogun APC

Amosun’s loyalists join Gov Abiodun in Ogun APC

Date:

Related stories

Nigerian Senate Replaces Ndume With Monguno As Chief Whip

By Daniel Peters The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday replaced the...

Trump Picks 39 Years Old Ohio Senator As Running Mate

By Goodluck Ikiebe Donald Trump and Senator Vance Former President Donald...

UK 2024 Elections : Six Nigerians Elected into Parliament & Their Parties

By Goodluck Ikiebe Some candidates of Nigerian-descent contested for seats...

Edo Guber Race: Abuja High Court Invalidates Primaries Over Non Compliance With Electoral Act

By Goodluck Ikiebe Asue Ighodalo A Federal High Court Abuja has...
spot_imgspot_img

Loyalists of former Governor Ibikunle Amosun have concluded plans to team up with Governor Dapo Abiodun’s faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State.

This is coming after about five years of political infighting between Abiodun and Amosun, his long-time friend.

From reliable sources, the Amosun loyalists are presently at the Presidential Lodge in Ibara Housing Estate, Abeokuta, for a meeting with the governor.

They were reportedly led into the meeting by a former chairman of Ogun State APC, Derin Adebiyi, whose tenure was dissolved in 2019 by the truncated Adams Oshiomhole-led APC National Working Committee for alleged anti-party activities.

It was learnt that the politicians have the nod of Amosun to form an alliance with Abiodun to facilitate their return to APC, having left the party for the African Democratic Congress (ADC) during the 2023 governorship election.

Amosun had, during the election, refused to support Abiodun and instead sponsored Tunji Otegbeye to contest against the incumbent on the platform of ADC.

Otegbeye came a distant third in the election with 94,000 votes, fueling speculations that Amosun might have used Otegbeye as a spoiler to stop the emergence of Ladi Adebutu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who came second in the election.

Global News Network Correspondent
Global News Network Correspondenthttps://globalnewsnetwork.com.ng
GNN is a News blog based in Nigeria to educate, inform and Analyse issues of interest like Politics, Health, Solid Minerals, Energy and Power, Transportation, Defence and Security, Sports and Entertainment to our teeming audience. Stories are generated by seasoned veteran Editors and Journalists. We Say It As It Is.

Latest stories

spot_img

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here