Crisis looms in APC as governors set to fight Oshiomhole

Crisis looms in APC as governors set to fight Oshiomhole

- Four state governors are reportedly unhappy with the APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

- The governors have accused the national leadership of the party of imposition of candidates

- Some have also kicked against the mode of primaries adopted for their various states

Four state governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are reportedly set to fight the party's national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole.

The state governors - Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara; Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo; Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna and Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun, have accused the national leadership of the party of imposition of candidates.

Premium Times reports that some of the state governors have also kicked against the mode of primaries adopted for their various states by the party headquarters.

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Governors El-Rufai and Akeredolu accused him of granting automatic senatorial tickets to a ‘disloyal’ senator from each of their states.

In Zamfara state, Governor Abdulaziz Yari kicked against arrangements made to conduct direct primary to select the party’s governorship candidate.

The major issue in Ondo state is the award of an automatic ticket by the National Working Committee of the party to the senator representing Ondo North senatorial district, Robert Boroffice.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the Ogun state chapter of the All progressives Congress (APC) urged President Muhammadu Buhari to caution the party’s national chairman Adam Oshiomhole over what it described as an alleged plan to impose a particular candidate ahead of the state’s governorship primary.

The Punch reports that the secretary to the state government, Taiwo Adeoluwa, during a live broadcast accused the national headquarters of APC of acting out a script all in its determination forcefully to impose a candidate in the Ogun chapter.

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Source: Legit.ng

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