Sunday, 21 August 2016
Tinubu can endorse any governorship aspirant APC chairman Ayetun says
I do not know why this is news anyway, we all know the jagaban supremo and even John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says there is nothing wrong if Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a national leader of the party,
endorses any governorship aspirant in the Ondo primary election. but some member are vexing
Tunji Abayomi, an aspirant, had said that Tinubu’s endorsement of Segun Abraham was an attempt to interfere with the election.
Tinubu, in response to him, said that he had a right to endorse any candidate amongst the aspirants seeking to clinch the governorship ticket.
Speaking to journalists on Saturday after a closed door meeting with the Ondo governorship aspirants, Oyegun said there was no attempt by the party to impose any aspirant in the primary election.
“We have all accepted that there is nothing wrong in anybody being a member of the party or non-member endorsing any of the aspirants,” he said.
“We have also accepted unanimously that there will be no attempt on the part of the party to impose any aspirant on the party and on the electorates of Ondo state.”