- APC's former national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, is back in the news again, this time for another eye-catching comment
- The ex-NLC and Edo state governor, during a TV interview, called out other presidential candidates for failing to state their plans for Nigeria
- He went further to single out the Labour Party's standard bearer, Mr Peter Obi, as one of those who have failed in reeling out their plans
The former national chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has vowed not to spare the supporters of Labour Party's presidential candidate Peter Obi, if ever they come after him, Vanguard newspaper reported.
Oshiomole, the director-general of the Asiwaju Bola Tinubu campaign organisation, made this on Wednesday, August 3 during an interview on Arise TV program "The Morning Show".
The former Edo state governor further argued most of the candidates vying for the Aso Rock seat have not clearly enunciated how they intend to tackle the problems of Nigeria.
Oshiomhole calls out Obi
He further cited the Labour Party's candidate, Peter Obi, as an example stating that the Anambra-born politician has refused to clearly state his plan for the country.
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During the interview, Oshiomhole was told that the supporters of Obi will pounce on him with criticism for critiquing their candidate, Oshiomole simply stated, “I will come after them.”
He noted that there is no particular benefit in rushing out what you want to do, saying, “Those who have rushed out what they want to how much have they done expatiating on how they are going to do it.”
Oshiomole said he did not have the benefit of the current smartphones during his time as a non-state actor when he interrogated and fought with power on the side of the people.
Meanwhile, Oshiomole said time will tell if the 'Obi-dients' were really obedient in the political process of Nigeria.
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Meanwhile, ahead of the 2023 presidential polls, the standard bearer of the APC has intensified his campaign strategy.
Tinubu and his team, on Wednesday, July 27, made a major announcement of an addition to the team.
The duo of Adams Oshiomhole and Mallam Nasir El-Rufai were appointed chairman and director-general of Tinubu's campaign, respectively.
2023: El-Rufai denies news of Oshiomhole as Tinubu’s campaign DG
Contrastingly, the Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said the news that Adams Oshiomhole is the appointed campaign DG of the APC presidential campaign.
The governor revealed that DG has been appointed and will soon be declared official after President Buhari and the party's national chairman have been briefed.
El-Rufai disclosed that the progressives governors have embarked on wide consultation and have come up with a structure for the presidential campaign.