- A lot is happening among top chieftains and stakeholders in the camp of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)
- Ahead of the 2023 elections, some aggrieved members who are not happy with the unfolding developments in the party are defecting to other major parties in the country
- Interestingly, a former minister of communication has called out Senator Amosun and asked the leadership of the APC to suspend him for engaging in anti-party activities
Former minister of communication and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adebayo Shittu, has urged the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party to sanction Senator Ibikunle Amosun for anti-party activities, The Nation reports.
Amosun had, while speaking in Abeokuta at the weekend, threatened to stop APC from winning the governorship election in the state in 2023.
Speaking on Arise TV on Monday, August 8, Shittu described Amosun’s statement as reprehensible, saying he must be sanctioned by the party.
He expressed disappointment with the former governor who, according to him, “was trying to play God from his body language and statements.”
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Shittu blasts Amosun
Shittu said Amosun should bury his face in shame, noting that he had made himself a laughing stock by working against the interest of the party.
“It is most unfortunate and I know that what he did was not in the party’s interest and his (Amosun’s) own interest.”
2023: What I must do to Dino Melaye after my tenure as minister - Keyamo spits fire
Campaigns for the 2023 presidential election have not started officially, but the battle of tantrums between former Senator Dino Melaye and Minister Festus Keyamo rages on.
In an Arise TV interview on Monday, August 8, Keyamo claimed that he misses the court and will go back there when his tenure as the minister of state for labour and employment ends in 2023.
The minister claimed that when that happens, he will make sure Melaye is enrolled in a music school, adding that the campaign spokesman of Atiku Abubakar needs the coaching badly.
Full list of powerful emirs, district heads prominent governor has sacked or suspended for supporting terrorists
Legit.ng has reported that the Zamfara state governor, Bello Matawalle, has continued to maximise efforts to find lasting solutions to the menace of banditry haunting the state since 2019.
The governor has sanctioned traditional rulers accused of liaising with the terror gangs that troubled the peace of the state.
In this regard, the governor has suspended or deposed some of the monarchs for allegedly aiding the activities of the terror gang.
However, a credible source revealed that none of the deposed traditional rulers have been charged with the court for wrongdoing.