Oyegun Lagos APC condemns Chairman over Ondo primaries

APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu had earlier called for Oyegun’s resignation over the conduct of the primaries.

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State has criticized Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun over his suspicious role in the Ondo primaries.

The Lagos APC’s comments were made via a statement released by spokesman, Joe Igbokwe.

The statement reads in part:

“Odigie-Oyegun approved the use of the tampered delegates’ list. Odigie-Oyegun unilaterally submitted the name of Akeredolu as the party’s candidate, although according to his admission, no vote was held.”

“The four-day meeting of the NWC was called specifically to discuss the flawed Ondo primary. Yet, Odigie-Oyegun’s claimed that for nearly a week, he did not table a vote for the NWC to clearly decide whether the NWC would attach its official stamp to the flawed primary or reject it.

“Based on his own words, either Odigie-Oyegun admits to being grossly incompetent as a chairman of a national party that he could not steer the NWC to a simple vote, or that he was engaged in a game of subterfuge that would not permit a straightforward yes-or-no vote on the central issue.

 “If you read Oyegun’s statement, he said that an NWC member (who he did name), mentioned some collateral decision taken by the NWC. Odigie-Oyegun said the implication of that prior decision meant that the NWC wanted the primary to stand as it is. Thus, he took it upon himself and ruled to uphold the primary’s result.”

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APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu had earlier called for Oyegun’s resignation over the conduct of the primaries.

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