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‘Ex-Ogun Governor Amosun Fuelling Crisis In All Progressives Congress Party In Oyo’—Group Seeks Buhari’s Intervention



The United Entrance (TUF), a bunch throughout the Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday alleged {that a} former governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun is fuelling disaster within the Oyo State chapter of the occasion.

The group alleged that Amosun is working onerous to hijack the occasion’s construction in Oyo.

TUF, subsequently, known as on President Muhammadu Buhari and different leaders of the occasion to intervene and cease Amosun from inflicting extra crises within the occasion. 

The group acknowledged this in an announcement made accessible to newsmen in Ibadan on Sunday. 

It accused Amosun of sponsoring members of the Unity Discussion board within the state, which embrace Prof. Adeolu Akande, Alhaji Fatai Ibikunle, Bayo Shittu, Dr. Ismail Adewusi to divide the occasion. 

“Amosun takes absolute delight within the fragmentation of Oyo APC for the aim of extending the net of schism he established in Ogun APC to different components of the South-West. His divisive ego-trip in Oyo State will be traced to the build-up to the 2019 elections when he extensively bankrolled Unity Discussion board to tear the materials of the occasion’s wholeness aside – a transfer that triggered the inevitable lacklustre efficiency of the occasion within the gubernatorial polls. 


“When Oyo APC restricted his petulant kicks aimed toward opening cracks within the occasion’s management, Amosun later established a robust foothold within the ADC alongside along with his bedfellows within the Unity Discussion board to scuttle the possibilities of his personal occasion. It’s on report that he channelled a big junk of Ogun State assets to finance the mobilisation and campaigns of ADC candidate, Senator Femi Lanlehin. Nonetheless, his dream to glide ADC to energy was constructed on illusionary hopes, because the occasion fell flat within the senatorial election which made Amosun’s camp to develop into utterly rattled. With no different choices up his sleeves, he lent formidable assist to the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Engr Seyi Makinde,” the assertion reads partially.

The group additionally alleged that Amosun had given out an enormous amount of cash to Unity Discussion board to permit them to take over the occasion. 

It mentioned, “Lately Amosun’s political hatchet males have returned to the drafting board with a view to sowing seeds of discord among the many age-long occasion devoted. It has been revealed that the previous governor has launched as much as 200

Million Naira to the likes of Prof. Adeolu Akande, Alhaji Fatai Ibikunle, Barr. Shittu, Senator Ayo Adeseun, and Dr. Ismail Adewusi with a mandate to both take over the occasion construction within the state or trigger limitless crises that may mar the possibilities of the occasion within the 2023 elections.”

The group whereas recalling the function performed by the previous governor through the 2019 common elections in Ogun State mentioned, “Amosun has constantly proven, along with his divisive inclination and high-handedness that he lacks the requisites anticipated of managing a celebration even on the ward stage. We will not overlook in a rush how he virtually succeeded in operating Ogun APC right into a state of inoperable rigidity, as he overtly backed Adekunle Akinlade of APM within the 2019 gubernatorial polls. His eyes are saved on devising the identical template in Oyo State.

“We hereby enchantment to our revered chief, President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Extraordinary Conference Planning Committee (CECPC) and all esteemed leaders of APC within the South-West to look critically into all contentious points in Oyo APC and prioritise oneness of all occasion members. Oyo APC would possibly begin swinging in a downward spiral until the likes of Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Prof. Adeolu Akande, Barr. Bayo Shittu, Alhaji Fatai Ibikunle, Dr. Adewusi, Sen. Adeseun, Senator Akanbi and different divisive parts are made to take a seat out of the occasion’s affairs.”

The group additionally urged the APC CECPC to research the alleged forgery of delicate paperwork by some occasion chieftains in Oyo State, which led to the postponement of the October 16 state congress within the state.

“APC CECPC should examine the matter with a view to bringing the erring members of the occasion to e book. Punishment of the fraudulent members will function a deterrent,” the assertion concluded.

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