- Senator Ibikunle Amosun has denied reports of defecting to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, the PDP in Ogun
- In a statement issued on Sunday, September 25, the former governor of Ogun state maintained that he did not reach any agreement with the PDP
- The APC chieftain also denied the report about the alleged deal he struck with the PDP's governorship candidate, Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu in the forthcoming general elections
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Former governor of Ogun state, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has denied the report that he has entered into a political deal with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state and its governorship candidate, Oladipupo Adebutu.
Amosun made this assertion on Sunday, September 25, in a statement issued by his media aide, Bola Adeyemi, The Punch reported.
Amosun state his stance
Apparently reacting to media reports on the leaked documents where Adebutu and Amosun’s former loyalist, Adekunle Akinlade, signed a pact on the sharing formula of positions after their victory at the 2023 polls.
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Amosun in the statement described the report as false, claiming that it was aimed at tarnishing his reputation.
The statement reads thus:
“We wish to state that the report is false and malicious. Senator Amosun has no agreement with neither Hon Oladipo Adebutu nor the PDP in Ogun State.
“The public is advised to dismiss the report.”
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Desmond said Tinubu has the courage, vision and capacity to transform Nigeria.
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