Fayose Reveals Why Ekiti People Voted for Tinubu, Lambasts AriseTV for Criticising Wike

Fayose Reveals Why Ekiti People Voted for Tinubu, Lambasts AriseTV for Criticising Wike

  • Former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has revealed that he and other PDP chieftains in his state worked for Bola Tinubu, the APC candidate during February 25 presidential election
  • Fayose disclosed that Atiku Abubakar was the architect of his loss during the poll by sacrificing the G5 governors for the party's chairmanship position
  • The former governor also kicked against the performance of Arise TV and its presenter, Rufai Oseni, regarding the criticism of the medium against the opposition

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Ayodele Fayose, a former governor of Ekiti state, has confirmed that he and other chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) worked for the emergence of Bola Tinubu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 25 presidential election.

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Fayose reveals why Ekiti people voted for Tinubu Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar
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He was speaking on the background of the events in the PDP before the election that led to the formation of the G5 governors, led by Nyesom Wike of Rivers.

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Explaining what led to the defeat of Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the PDP, during the poll, Fayose said the former vice president did not make a move on the formation of the G5.

He alleged that Atiku was silent when Peter Obi, the candidate of the Labour Party during the presidential poll, could not address many issues raised by governors and other southern blocs in the party.

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The former governor then swiped Arise Television for acting like an opposition in the build-up to the presidential election and attacked the presenter, Rufai Oseni, for taking issues personally against the candidates he did not like.

He stressed that the fact that one's candidate did not win the election does not mean the process was wrong, as he advised journalists to be professional in their dealings.

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Tinubu: "A nightmare you are putting yourself through," Fayose to Atiku, Obi

Legit.ng earlier reported that the former Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, has dismissed any possibility of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi of PDP and Labour Party unseating Bola Tinubu in court.

Fayose said the election had come and gone, and those planning to upturn the president-elect's victory were only daydreaming.

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