The Particular Adviser to the President on Political Issues, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, on Saturday, accused the management of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State of hijacking the kinds for elective positions, forward of subsequent Saturday’s ward congress allegedly for cronies of Governor Kayode Fayemi.
Ojudu, who additionally rejected a consensus for the congress, saying it might spell doom for the get together forward of the 2022 governorship election, added, “Any try to endorse a consensus association for the congress can be resisted by leaders.”
The presidential adviser, who spoke in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, stated the alleged hijack of kinds “is aimed toward depriving different members of the get together who will not be loyal to Fayemi’s Tokan Tokan group of entry to the kinds and cease them from contesting for positions within the ward congress as in opposition to the mandate of the Nationwide Caretaker Committee of the get together.”
Ojudu’s protest got here on the heels of allegations, on Thursday, by the state Chairman of South-West. Agenda for Asiwaju 2023 throughout the get together, Senator Tony Adeniyi, that the governor and his caucus within the Ekiti APC had solely imposed an electoral physique and chosen delegates for the congresses with out the enter of a number of get together stakeholders.
He alleged that the get together management hijacked the kinds from the ward congress committee despatched from the nationwide secretariat to the state on Friday and induced the committee to return to Abuja with out performing their obligation of creating the kinds out there to get together members.
The presidential adviser stated, “The mandate was that they need to keep and promote the kinds to each get together member . Governors had come to Abuja to demand the shape however the committee managing the get together stated no. They invited all chairmen of the state branches and briefed them on the necessity to permit all members inquisitive about contesting to have entry to the shape.’’
However the Ekiti APC Caretaker Publicity Secretary, Ade Ajayi, described the allegations by Ojudu as “frivolous and flimsy,” saying these elevating the alarm about subsequent Saturday’s congress had been “strangers who don’t know of the workings throughout the get together.”
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