Chieftain Blows Hot, Insists “Afenifere Is Fully Obidient, Fasoranti’s Endorsement of Tinubu a Joke”

Chieftain Blows Hot, Insists “Afenifere Is Fully Obidient, Fasoranti’s Endorsement of Tinubu a Joke”

  • The presidential ambition of the former governor of Anambra state has received a major boost from a notable group in Nigeria
  • This is as the Afenifere openly declared that their members are fully behind the Labour Party’s flagbearer, Peter Obi
  • Meanwhile, a chieftain who further confirmed this development hinted that the endorsement o Tinubu by the Afenifere leader in Akure is a 'mere joke'

Amid the politics of endorsement within the pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere; a chieftain of the group, Gboyega Adejumo, has said that Afenifere is in full support of Labour Party’s flag bearer, Peter Obi.

He described as a joke, the endorsement of Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by ex-Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on October 30, 2022.

Afenifere, Gboyega Adejumo, Bola Tinubu, Ondo state, Akure, Peter Obi, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, Pa Ayo Adebanjo
A chieftain of Afenifere, says the endorsement of Bola Tinubu by Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Akure, is a joke noting the group is backing Obi. Photo credit: Mr. Peter Obi, Tinubu Media Office
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Afenifere is fully Obidient, chieftain insists

Adejumo insisted that Afenifere under the leadership of Pa Ayo Adebanjo remains fully ‘Obidient’, a sobriquet for loyal supporters of Obi.

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Adejumo on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Monday, November 7, said:

“Afenifere is fully Obidient. Nothing has changed. What happened in Akure ought not to happen but it is the season… We’ve seen quite a slew of fake endorsements.
“What happened in Akure was a farce, a joke,” he noted.

He further said contrary to claims in some quarters, 94-year-old Adebanjo remains the leader of Afenifere and not Fasoranti, stating that the latter handed over to the former in March 2021.

2023: Wike, aggrieved PDP governors reportedly settle for Tinubu, Ortom aligns with Peter Obi

Four out of five aggrieved governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), may have finally taken a position on the presidential candidate to support ahead of the 2023 general elections.

The four PDP governors are Nyesom Wike of Rivers state; Seyi Makinde of Oyo state; Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state.

The other aggrieved governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom, may not align with the position expected to be taken by his four colleagues in the weeks to come.

2023 presidency: 10 notable awards given to Peter Obi by different organisations

The 2023 presidential election is fast approaching and surprisingly, Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state has become one of the leading candidates to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.

Obi who has a large number of youths followers is contesting for the presidency on the platform of the Labour Party. He resigned from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after he discovered that things will not go in his favour at the primaries.

In this, report, presents to you some of the notable awards presented to the presidential candidate in the past.


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