He pointedly said that with the action of Tinubu he has lost his place as a national leader of the party. This coming as the National Executive Committee NEC of the Party for second time within a week again postponed the governorship primaries in the state till September 3.
The governorship primaries was initially slated for today but later shifted to Wednesday August 31 before the latest postponement by the NEC of the party.
Akeredolu spoke in Akure during a personality interview tagged ” Heart of the Matter” on Adaba FM station.
Speaking during the radio programmee monitored, Akeredolu declared that ”for the national leader to have endorsed any candidate in our party he has lost the place of National leader of the party”
He regretted that Tinubu ” has never kept his words”
The aspirants also denied that he was imposed on other aspirants during the 2012 governorship primaries in the state. According to him ” I was endorsed by God in 2012 , not by Tinubu. All stakeholders decided I should be the candidate.
Meanwhile, the party attributed the changes in the dates to logistic problems but Vanguard gathered that there are more to it than meet the eyes.
Vanguard learnt that a high level politicking was ongoing to douse the tension that had enveloped the party in the last two weeks over the endorsement of Dr Olusegun Abraham by the national leader of the party Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
A source hinted that consultation was ongoing between Tinubu and many of the aspirants on the need to support Abraham to fly the flag of the Party in the November 26 governorship election.
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