- It appears the war between the former governor of Osun state, Rauf Aregbesola said his successor, Adegboyega Oyetola is far from over
- The minister of interior on Thursday, February 17, expressed regretted working for Oyetola to become the governor of Osun in 2018
- Aregbesola claims he has realised his mistake that is why the caucus gave Moshood Adeoti the party's governorship ticket
Ikire, Osun - Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the minister of interior has continued with the declaration of war against his successor, Adegboyega Oyetola.
The former governor of Osun state on Thursday, February 17, said Oyetola waged war against him after he became governor, The Punch reports.
Recall that Aregbesola drew a battle line with those he termed as betrayers of his trust in the state and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
On Monday, February 14, the miniter accused party bigwigs like Tinubu and one of his predecessors, Bisi Akande, of godfatherism and foisting his successor on the people of the state against their collective will.
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Aregbesola speaking in Yoruba language made this known in Ikire while addressing a rally held to garner support for his anointed candidate in the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary, Moshood Adeoti.
According to him, he pleaded with Oyetola for about two years not to fight him, adding that people must not mock them, The Independent added.
He explained that his successor rejected his advice which made him call his people and told them to salvage the party.
Aregbesola further noted that Oyetola claimed he did not want him to emerge as governor,
“Since Oyetola assumed office, he has waged war against me like I once harmed him. He claimed that I do not want him to emerge as governor, I told him that I heard him and that now he has been governor, what else does he want?
“I begged him for two years, I told him that people must not mock us. I told him that he is heading towards destruction. I begged him for two years. I sent people to help me beg that, he did not have to love me, but he must not fight me; even if he wanted to fight me, he should not abuse me and destroy my legacies.
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The NURTW boss made the remark in reaction to the attacks by minister of interior and former governor of Osun, Rauf Aregbesola on All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
In a post on his Facebook page on Thursday, February 17, MC Oluomo also showered praises on the former Lagos state governor.