Tinubu It’s like APC’s spokesman has been waiting for party leader to fight with Oyegun

Tinubu urged Oyegun to resign after accusing him of cheating during the party’s governorship primaries in Ondo state.

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Buhari flanked Bola Tinubu (left) and the APC National Chairman, John Oyegun. play

Buhari flanked Bola Tinubu (left) and the APC National Chairman, John Oyegun.

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Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank has supported calls made by National Leader, Bola Tinubu for the resignation of party chairman, John Oyegun.

Tinubu urged Oyegun to resign after accusing him of cheating during the party’s governorship primaries in Ondo state.

Frank made his comments on Monday, September 26, while speaking at a press conference in Abuja.

“Based on these weighty allegations from our national leader and founding father of the party, I want to restate my earlier position that we must call for an emergency NEC meeting,” Frank said.

“If Oyegun knows that he has nothing to hide and that whatever Tinubu has said about him is not true, I am challenging him to immediately call for an emergency NEC meeting to enable us come together face to face and look ourselves in the face and tell ourselves the truth and see how we can resolve this internal crisis. If we cannot resolve this crisis now, we may never be able to resolve it.

“I am calling for an investigation of the whole process of the primary election in Ondo. I want to use this medium to appeal to Mr. President because it has gotten to a situation where he can no longer be silent on the party’s internal issues. The president must speak out and save our party. He is the leader of the party and must not leave the party in the hands of these people that cannot resolve one crisis.

“Every party member is loyal to the president and he should see the need to immediately call for an emergency NEC meeting to enable us come together and look at these allegations. They are not just mere allegations, but very critical ones which must be looked into by the party and a position taken.

“If we don’t do something, even APC supporters in Ondo State will sabotage the process for us because they are not happy. We must do everything possible to bring every aggrieved person together. If we don’t take emergency steps to resolve these issues, we will have ourselves to blame.

“I am giving Oyegun 14 days from today to convene a NEC meeting. If he fails to do so, I will mobilize members to demonstrate at the secretariat. I have started mobilizing NEC members to ensure that the APC leadership is made to do the right thing and summon a NEC meeting.

“Today, God has practically vindicated me in my struggle to save my party the APC. It is very clear that I was one of the first persons in the party who took the bull by the horn and said there are issues and a brewing crisis in the party. Then, I was alone as nobody saw where I was coming from.

“This crisis started when the issue of the National Assembly came up and I foresaw it then because of the decision the party took at that time against their party members, especially against the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives.

“I foresaw the danger at that time when the party closed its eyes to the injustice against these two persons at that time. I came out to shout and nobody listened to me.

“When my immediate boss, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, left to become the Minister of Information, I was supposed to step into his shoes as acting National Publicity Secretary of the party, but they fought me for their own selfish interests because they knew that I am one person who will not allow them to do certain things.

“They deprived me of performing my duties and assigned my job to themselves, saying only Oyegun and the National Secretary can speak for the party. How is that possible in a political party that wants to allow justice to prevail?” he added.

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Meanwhile, Oyegun has said that he will not speak evil of Tinubu despite the latter’s call for his resignation.

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