Oyegun Must Go—Tinubu Declares

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By Dipo Olowookere

National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Bola Tinubu, has asked for the resignation of the party’s National Chairman, Mr John Oyegun.

Mr Tinubu claimed the APC Chairman was working against the party’s success.

He specifically mentioned Oyegun’s refusal to conduct a fresh governorship primary of the party in Ondo State as directed by an appeal committee, which upturned the earlier conducted exercise.

In a statement released on Sunday from his media office and signed by Mr ‘Segun Adegbenro, the former Lagos State Governor said, “Oyegun’s comportment regarding the Ondo State primacy will become the textbook definition of political treachery and malfeasance of the basest order.”

According to him, there is a “conspiracy to steal the Ondo primary”, which Mr Tinubu said “had been uncovered.”

Tinubu disclosed that, “There exists a regressive element in the party that cares nothing for the progressive ideas upon which this party was founded.

“They joined the APC because it was the best ride available at the time. Now they want to guide the party into the ditch. They want to turn the party into a soulless entity incapable of doing good, just like they are.”

“Such a man is Oyegun and those who conspired with him to sabotage justice and democracy in Ondo. Our party was to stand for change. Oyegun and his fellows seem to be on a different wave length. They are the cohort of Unchange. The APC wants to guide Nigeria into a better tomorrow,” Mr Tinubu declared.

He alleged that, “Oyegun was forced to undertake his desperate fraud in broad daylight in order to salvage the wrong initiated under the lamp of darkness,” pointing out that, “Oyegun has done the irredeemable. His coup is an insult to party and to patriot, to reason and to the reform agenda of this government.”

Mr Tinubu then declared that, “To rescue the party, Oyegun must go. He has shown that he and democratic fair play cannot exist in the same party at the same time.”

He remarked that, “For those who care about the party, who care about Nigeria and its chance for a better tomorrow, now is the time to stand against this brewing evil before it grows to encompass all we have built and all we hold dear.”

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