APC Elders Caucus Wades in on Osun Crisis, Oyetola’s Reelection

APC Elders Caucus Wades in on Osun Crisis, Oyetola’s Reelection

  • The crisis in the Osun chapter of the All Progressives Congresses has continued to gain prominence
  • In light of this, the elders’ caucus of the state met with APC chieftain Bisi Akande to hold discussions on the way forward
  • Governor Adegboyega Oyetola had earlier stated he has no problem with his predecessor, Rauf Aregbesola, who is now the minister of interior

Osun - The All Progressives Congress (APC) elders caucus Osun state has waded in on the crisis rocking the ruling party in the southwest state.

The Nation reports that the elders’ caucus of the state met with the first interim APC chairman, Chief Bisi Akande as part of efforts to resolve the crisis that has gone for a while.

APC elders caucus
Elders caucus meets with Chief Bisi Akande over Governor Oyetola’s reelection. Photo credit: OYETOLA LOYALISTS MEDIA
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There have been reports of a rift between Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and his predecessor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.

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It was gathered the part of the discussions was the second term of the incumbent governor of Osun state.

In another report by Vanguard, the elders’ caucus has prevailed on Oyetola and Aregbesola to sheath their swords in the collective interest of the party.

Chief Sola Akinwumi, the chairman of the elder’s caucus had urged the warring factions to remain calm. He appealed to them to direct their energy towards consolidating the state's success.

The crisis which reared its ugly head has now produced two factions in the party as both Oyetola and Aregbesola battle for the soul of Osun APC

I will be reelected - Oyetola

According to an earlier report by Legit.ng, Oyetola expressed hope that he would be re-elected for another term.

The governor made this known when asked if he could win another term in 2022 with the crises in the ruling APC.

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According to him, God and the people he is ruling will determine his fate in the next governorship election in the state.

Why Governor Oyetola deserves a second term, Akeredolu reveals

Meanwhile, the governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu has revealed why his Osun state counterpart should be re-elected for another term.

Akeredolu on Thursday, September 23, said that Osun would gain more from Oyetola if he is elected for another four years in office.

The governor who made the disclosure while speaking on the sidelines of the 30th anniversary of the creation of Osun explained that the state government under Oyetola's leadership is doing very well

Source: Legit.ng

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