APC Group says Oyegun is working against Buhari

'Oyegun cannot support Buhari's Change Agenda,' the protesting APC youths said.

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APC youths want Oyegun sacked

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Protesters on the platform of Save APC and Democracy Youth Vanguard have called for the 'immediate' sack of the party’s national chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun.

They accused the All Progressives Congress chairman of candidate imposition, a move which according to them was against the party’s constitution.

Addressing journalists, leader of the group, Peter Oyewole, said the APC under Oyegun’s leadership had not audited its account since the party won the 2015 presidential election.

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The group expressed fears that the APC might lose power if Oyegun continues as chairman.

"Since 2015, the budget of APC has not been made public,” Oyewole said.

He continues: “Since 2015, the ruling party has not held a single meeting. These are enough to remove the national chairman. We demand the removal of Oyegun now.

"We are also saying enough is enough to imposition of candidates at all level by Oyegun led NWC that is currently going on in this party, because in any party where there is imposition there cannot be fairness, any party where there is imposition there cannot be equity, the imposition in APC today is just rubbishing the anti-corruption war of President Buhari.

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"So, the current national chairman we are having in APC cannot work in support of APC agenda and President Buhari. If Oyegun is not removed he will continue to rubbish the efforts of the President, especially in fighting corruption because you cannot give what you don't have. The high level of corruption and imposition going on under Oyegun is alarming.

"If Odiege-Oyegun is not removed within the next one month, the APC youths will picket this national Secretariat and make a no go area to everybody; both staff, the officials and even the security staff will be chased out of the Secretariat and none of them will be allowed to come in here.

“The man (Oyegun) cannot manage success. Since 2015 that the APC won the Presidential election, tell me a single NEC meeting that has been held? This man cannot galvanize support for the president.

"What we are saying is that if Oyegun continue like this we are going to have imposition at all level in APC come 2019,” he said.

The group, however, declared support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid.

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