Osun APC rejects Adeleke’s local government caretaker appointment
The Osun chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the composition of caretaker committees for local government (LG) by governor Ademola Adeleke.
A group within the party known as the Omoluabi Caucus has disowned APC members appointed to the state’s local government caretaker committee.
A former state chairman of Osun APC who is the group’s coordinator, Adelowo Adebiyi, said this on Thursday in a statement in Osogbo, the state capital.
Adebiyi said that the APC members appointed were picked by Adeleke on personal ground and not as the party’s representatives or members of the Omoluabi caucus.
“We restate unequivocally that at no time did the defunct TOP enter into any agreement with the PDP to work for it which might warrant the erroneous compensation as being falsely spread by the mischief makers,” he said.
“But we know that the mischief makers have programmed their mind to continue smearing our caucus’s reputation as part of their various failed attempts to denigrate our patron, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.
“To us, the issue involved in the Osun APC crisis is based on fundamental wellbeing of the party and its purposeful usefulness for the sake of its establishment and pursuit and not for any personal pursuit,” Adebiyi stated.
Adebiyi said that the Omoluabi Caucus of APC additionally notes that their position has been for the essential need to rejuvenate, reorganise, refurbish and re-energise the structure of the party for achieving electoral victories.
“It is unfortunate that the self-centred and politically naive individuals and groups rejected our efforts with violence and onslaught,” Adebiyi said.
“Incidentally and sadly, our rejected position has been scientifically vindicated with the embarrassing loss of more than 99% of the electoral positions and invariably loss of power in the state.”
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