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2019: ‘Buhari a monster, let’s remove him now’ – Fayose tells Tambuwal

September 21, 2018 0
2019: ‘Buhari a monster, let’s remove him now’ – Fayose tells Tambuwal
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has identified the youthful age of his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, as a great asset to Nigeria in the 2019 presidential race

Fayose made the remark in Ado-Ekiti on Friday when Governor Tambuwal visited to solicit support from the state’s delegates.

He stated that only a leader with age on his side could have the stamina, mental capacity needed to confront and provide workable solutions to the challenges facing the nation.

He added that Tambuwal’s experience in the legislature, where he served as Speaker of the House of Representatives for four years and as executive governor for four year, eminently qualifies him for the office of president.

Fayose said: “A man can never give what he doesn’t have.

“Buhari’s old age and tyrannical character cannot allow him to perform. An old man cannot perform.

“Anybody packaging Buhari to come back is packaging him for their personal interests.”

“Do not be afraid but work hard so that we can remove this monster. The fall of a tyrant always comes when he least expects it.”

Addressing all the presidential aspirants in the PDP, Fayose added: “You must take the outcome of the party’s primaries in good faith.

“If God favours you, try to be magnanimous and if you lose, join hands with the winner to fight this common enemy.”

Oyo 2019: APC clears Buhari’s minister, Adebayo Shittu despite NYSC saga

September 21, 2018 0
Oyo 2019: APC clears Buhari’s minister, Adebayo Shittu despite NYSC saga
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) screening committee on Friday cleared the Minister of Communications, Barrister Abdulraheem Adebayo Shittu for the gubernatorial primary in Oyo State.

The go-ahead clearance given to Shittu to contest the primary election of the ruling party in the Pace Setter State is coming few days after a revelation was made that the lawyer-turned-politician skipped the one year National Youth Service, which is being carried out by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

Shittu in the new scandal was said to have dodged the scheme mainly because of his election as a member of the Old Oyo state House of Assembly during the second republic.

DAILY POST however gathered that the Saki-born graduate of University of Ife now (Obafemi Awolowo University (Ile-Ife) was screened and cleared on Friday despite the NYSC saga by the screening committee at the National Headquarters of the party in Abuja.

Head of Special Tasks for Adebayo Shittu’s Campaign Organization, Mr. Malik Aderogba, who confirmed this to DAILY POST, added that Shittu was cleared because he met up with the requirements required by the committee.

Malik, a cousin to the Minister in a telephone conversation with DAILY POST on Friday added that Shittu was ready to contest the election despite criticism from opposition.

He said, “Yes, he was screened and cleared today, this afternoon. He has been cleared because he met up the required documents.

“On the issue of NYSC, you know he had served in the state House of Assembly, are they saying that NYSC is more of service that serving in the state House of Assembly? Serving the state is even more than the NYSC.”

Osun decides: PDP speaks on Adeleke withdrawing from governorship race

September 21, 2018 0
Osun decides: PDP speaks on Adeleke withdrawing from governorship race
The Osun State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Soji Adagunodo, on Friday said the party’s governorship candidate, Ademola Adeleke, was still in the race.

He said this during a media briefing in Osogbo, the Osun State capital on Friday.

According to him, there was a text message being circulated that Adeleke had withdrawn from contesting the election.

He stated that the information was completely false and was intended to dissuade electorate from casting their votes for Adeleke.

Adagunodo said, “There is a text message going around. It is a tactic by the candidate of the Social Democratic Party to discourage voters from coming out to vote or to use it to curry sympathy or to make people feel that he is the one running now.

“Our candidate has never merged or stepped down for anybody. We are not even discussing such.

“We are the main candidate. Senator Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke is contesting and he is going to win the election.

“There is no merger and no withdrawal in any form.”

What Buhari, police must do to Shittu for skipping NYSC

September 21, 2018 0
What Buhari, police must do to Shittu for skipping NYSC
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday said the revelation that the Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, dodged his compulsory one-year national service, validates its position that President Muhammadu Buhari has many persons of questionable character in his cabinet.

Against this backdrop, PDP “demands the arrest and sack” of Shittu.

In a statement by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP said President Buhari, in appointing fraudulent persons to hold key offices in his government, has shown that he has a weighty integrity burden, contrary to the ‘Mr. Clean’ posturing, which his handlers had always wanted Nigerians to believe.

The opposition party noted Buhari has the moral burden of explaining what gains he derives from appointing fraudulent characters into very sensitive positions, a development that questions his integrity as a leader.

The statement said, “President Buhari should provide answer to allegations that such individuals are being used as henchmen to fritter away trillions of naira from our treasury to service All Progressives Congress (APC) interests and the Presidency cabal

“Nigerians know how President Buhari refused to sack, let alone prosecute the disgraced erstwhile minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun, despite her culpability in certificate forgery and how the agents of the Federal Government escorted her out of the country to prevent her from opening up on the humongous corruption in the Buhari Presidency.

“Mr. President has also not declared why he has refused to sack or prosecute his Special Assistant on Prosecution and Chairman of the Special Investigative Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, despite declaration by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) that he parades a fake certificate.

“This is in addition to official cover which the Buhari Presidency provides for corrupt officials in various sectors, including the Petroleum Ministry, where over N10 trillion is alleged to have been stolen under fictitious contracts and sleazy oil subsidy deals as well as the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), where indicted officials were reinstated by the Presidency.

“In fact, the effrontery with which Adebayo Shittu is trying to justify his crime against the nation speaks volume of the impunity in the Buhari administration.”

PDP expressed sadness that the “corruption of the Buhari administration has continued to smear our nation in the international arena, leading to the current dearth in foreign direct investments and development partnership to our country.

“We charge the police to immediately charge Adebayo Shittu, while President Buhari should note that Nigerians have lost confidence in his anti-corruption fight.

“We, therefore, urge President Buhari to prepare himself to accept defeat in the 2019 Presidential elections and quit the stage for a sincere, development-oriented President that will be elected on the platform of the PDP,” the statement added.

Skye Bank: Polaris Bank takes over as CBN withdraws license

September 21, 2018 0
Skye Bank: Polaris Bank takes over as CBN withdraws license
Following the withdrawal of the operating licence of Skye Bank Plc, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in consultation with the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), has established a bridge bank known as Polaris Bank, to assume the assets and liabilities of the defunct bank.

CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on Friday, said the strategy was for the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) to capitalise the bridge bank and begin the process of sourcing investors to buy out AMCON.

“By this decision, the licence of the defunct Skye Bank is hereby revoked.

“We wish to assure all depositors that under this arrangement, their deposits shall remain safe and that normal banking services shall continue in the new bank on Monday, 24th September, 2018, to enable customers to transact their businesses seamlessly

““Thus, all customers of Skye Bank shall be automatic customers of the new bank and their accounts and records duly purchased by Polaris Bank,” Emefiele explained.

Young Lady Brutally Beaten By SOLDIERS Who Almost Knocked Her Down In Lagos [See Photos]

September 21, 2018 0
Young Lady Brutally Beaten By SOLDIERS Who Almost Knocked Her Down In Lagos [See Photos]
A young Nigerian lady battered by soldiers who almost knocked her down in Marina area of Lagos, took to Instagram to lament over her ordeal in the hands of the security operatives.

According to the lady battered by the soldiers @missadenuga, she was beaten for questioning the men who were over-speeding. She added that she went to nearby Bonny Camp to report the soldiers, but was not allowed in as the lady at the gate claimed she can’t report a soldier to a soldier.

Read what she wrote below;

“So I was beaten blue black by men in uniform this morning by marina b/stop ….
I was crossing.. out of the blue a car almost ran me down…. on a one way,I challenge the car for the speed on a one way.. when the car parked there was three soldier men and a woman… before I know what was happening I was descended on for questioning them for almost running me down with their car… wasn’t able to get their faces but I got their plate number..

I even went to Bonny camp, the lady at the gate refused me entry, saying I can’t report a soldier to a soldier”

NYSC Corps Member Found Unresponsive On Roadside In Lagos [See Pictures]

September 21, 2018 0
NYSC Corps Member Found Unresponsive On Roadside In Lagos [See Pictures]
NYSC member, Babatunde sodiq bello is currently in the hospital where he was taken after being found lying on the side of a road, unconscious.

According to the eyewitness, Folusho, the Corps member was found on Wednesday morning, along Adaranijo street, Pedro, Shomolu Lagos

See people’s reactions below;


BREAKING!!! Former Kwara Governor, Bamigboye Is DEAD! [See Details]

September 21, 2018 0
BREAKING!!! Former Kwara Governor, Bamigboye Is DEAD! [See Details]
First Military Governor of Kwara state, Brigadier General Femi David Lasisi Bamigboye is dead.

The retired General died at the age of 78 in Lagos after a brief illness.

David Bamigboye is an Igbomina man from Omu Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area of the state.

His younger brother is Theophilus Bamigboye, a retired military officer.

Funeral rites are expected to be announced later.

Bamigboye ruled Kwara from May 1967 to July 1975, after it had been divided from the old Northern Region during the military regime of General Yakubu Gowon.

Born 7 December, 1940, he preceded Hassan Katsi and was succeeded by late Ibrahim Taiwo.

In 1968, Bamigboye created the Kwara State Ministry of Education, with a department to handle Scholarship/Bursary matters.

In 1971 he announced a decision to establish the Kwara State Polytechnic, which came into existence in 1972.

DAVIDO In Big Trouble As His NYSC Programme To Be Extended By 3 MONTHS Without Payment For This Shocking Reason

September 21, 2018 0
DAVIDO In Big Trouble As His NYSC Programme To Be Extended By 3 MONTHS Without Payment For This Shocking Reason
The issue of Nigerian singer, Davido and his mandatory National Youth Service Corps programme, NYSC has made headlines following the controversy the singer created for himself by not abiding to the NYSC  laws.

In respect to his personalty and show biz, the singer might be forced to make some sacrifices to conform to the law however, it appears that Davido wouldn’t be moved despite the likely repercussion of his moves

Davido at the moment may be extended by 3 months without him getting paid.

According to NYSC Bye Laws which strongly advised her members not to take part in any political campaigns whatsoever, however, photo and video evidence of him campaigning and showing support publicly for his uncle, Senator Ademola Adeleke for the upcoming Osun State Governorship elections, have gone viral

One of the NYSC Bye laws of 1993 which is the code of conduct guiding every corps member in the country states that:

“Any member who takes part in partisan politics is liable to extension of service for a period not less than three (3) months without pay.”

EXCLUSIVE! Cee-c Caught In Bed Live With A Hot Guy…We Are More Interested In Knowing Who That Sweet Boy Is [Photos]

September 21, 2018 0
EXCLUSIVE! Cee-c Caught In Bed Live With A Hot Guy…We Are More Interested In Knowing Who That Sweet Boy Is [Photos]

SHOCKING!! Man Lost His PEN!S After Helping Woman To Lift Her Load In Ikotun, Lagos

September 21, 2018 0
SHOCKING!! Man Lost His PEN!S After Helping Woman To Lift Her Load In Ikotun, Lagos

BLOODY CLASH! Many Injured As MUSLIMS & ORO WORSHIPERS Clash In Oyo State (WARNING! Graphic Photos)

September 21, 2018 0
BLOODY CLASH! Many Injured As MUSLIMS & ORO WORSHIPERS Clash In Oyo State (WARNING! Graphic Photos)
A clash between Oro worshipers and Muslims in Iseyin area of Oyo state last night, reportedly left so many people injured.

It was gathered that the attack which was reportedly unprovoked and ended with adherents of both religions critically injured, occurred after the Oro worshippers allegedly attacked Muslims and their stones at their mosque while the annual Oro festival was taking place in Iseyin, Oyo State.

The attack reportedly led to the arrest of the Oro Priest. Here are photos below (Viewer’s discretion is advised)

EXPOSED!! Move Over KEMI OLUNLOYO, Another Top Celebrity Just Revealed That LINDA IKEJI’S Son Is A ‘BASTARD’, Her BabyDaddy Has a Family

September 21, 2018 0
EXPOSED!! Move Over KEMI OLUNLOYO, Another Top Celebrity Just Revealed That LINDA IKEJI’S Son Is A ‘BASTARD’, Her BabyDaddy Has a Family
Some very serious revelations about Linda Ikeji alleged “secret” marriage and “husband”, Sholaye Jeremi has just being unleashed by one of the hottest celebrity gossip blogger around, Stella Dimokokorkus.

She reveals that Linda Ikeji is not married to Niger-Delta oil billionaire, Sholaye Jeremi and as a matter of fact Mr. Sholaye currently has another family and Linda is only a “side chic”, .

See her full message below:

“It is only in Nigeria that a person is tagged Jealous if they try to do what’s right. What gives us the right as Bloggers to write about others but think we can’t be written about? The damage we have done with our platforms and we think we are untouchable? OMG It is my duty as a trained Journalist to follow any breaking story I want. Don’t freaking come here preaching maturity to me.

The only reason i am keeping quiet is becos the lies told on me years back is still a fresh wound and I don’t wanna allow myself to be swallowed up in revenge and at the same time I cannot find the right words to write the breaking story without using a knife. Same knife she used on me years back when she said I am a baby mama who doesn’t know who my baby daddies are…..What da frigging Frack!!!how can I sit down and watch you all swallow the lies she’s been feeding you all ? Cos it’s not my bizness and everytime I try to talk they say I’m jealous cos she got money. Hey you,money doesn’t define who I am or who I relate with any longer. I have grown up to realize money catches fire but a true personality doesn’t. Hello!

I am not perfect and have my own skeletons which I try not to hide. If I wake up tomorrow and do a story about a blogger who is rich and beautiful but full of Shitty lies,i am only doing my job just like we bloggers do. I am finally closing the door today on the lies she told on me cos the drama she is currently going through kinda teaches me forgiveness. Who you phyuk ain’t my bizness so i will let this pass. Moral of story? Karma is a biaatch and it will visit everyone. Note that i don’t give a Rats ass about anyone’s opinion on this post! Did I mention any names? No but watch you all come on here and act like you know Who i am talking about. One love!”

“I love Ring Stories but unfortunately there is no ring. I hate lies. I’m a married woman without a ring. OMG”


2019: How APC govt plans to weaken PDP through INEC, EFCC – Wike

September 21, 2018 0
2019: How APC govt plans to weaken PDP through INEC, EFCC – Wike
Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has said that the pact between the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to monitor campaign finances ahead of the 2019 election was part of federal government’s plan to weaken the opposition.

Wike told the media at Government House, Port Harcourt, yesterday, that APC states have never been probed since 2015.

He said: “EFCC working with INEC to investigate campaign finances is merely a smokescreen. It is targeted at the opposition party.

“When have you heard that EFCC would come up to say, as regards the ruling party, funds came from the government. I will not be carried away by the so-called EFCC investigation.

“The fund they want to investigate is only when it has to do with the opposition states. Take for example, EFCC said PDP spent money in the last 2015 elections.

“Has EFCC investigated those states that were APC, like Rivers State at that time that funded part of their election. Who is deceiving who? EFCC is only working to witch-hunt the opposition.”

Wike said desperate rigging moves on August 18, 2018 at the Port Harcourt State Constituency 3 elections showed that the APC is not ready for elections.

“Through the Port Harcourt State Constituency 3 election, they revealed to us what they planned for 2019. They don’t want election. They want to use security to rig,” he claimed.

Why ‘fight’ between Ambode, Tinubu should continue – SPN

September 21, 2018 0
Why ‘fight’ between Ambode, Tinubu should continue – SPN
The Socialist Party of Nigeria on Thursday prayed that the fight between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State and National Leader, Asiwaju Tinubu should worsen.

The opposition party in a statement on Thursday jointly signed by its Chairman, Rufus Olusesan and Publicity Secretary, Shoyombo M.K, urged Nigerians not to support Tinubu’s alleged quest to replace Ambode but to seize the opportunity to disrupt “the typical bourgeois politics wherein a tiny organised mafia is dictating the affairs and looting of collective resources.”

According to them, neither Ambode nor Tinubu deserved the sympathy of Lagos residents.

SPN urged Lagosians to reject Sanwo-Olu and Ambode and seize the opportunity to vote for its candidates to liberate Lagos from ‘moneybags.

“The Socialist Party of Nigeria states clearly that neither Sanwo-Olu nor Ambode represents a future that will make Lagos work for the mass of its poor working people, given the fact that they both represent the wishes and aspiration of big business and the moneybags.

“The struggle between the Mandate Movement loyal to Tinubu and Ambode is about business and profit interests of the contending forces of the ruling elite in Lagos.

“The disagreement between them should be used as an opportunity to free Lagos from “self-succession in power and installation of cronies as governors,” the statement said.

What Buhari asked me during our meeting – New DSS DG, Bichi

September 21, 2018 0
What Buhari asked me during our meeting – New DSS DG, Bichi
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with the newly appointed Director-General of the Department of State Services, DSS, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Bichi was ushered into the president’s office by protocol officials and the duo went into a closed-door session.

When he was asked about their discussion, Bichi said it was private.

He, however, disclosed that the president asked if they had ever come in contact.

“Mr President asked if we had met before, I said No”.

Bichi also added that it was the first time he was seeing the nation’s leader face to face.

Buhari had on September 13 appointed Yusuf Bichi, as the new Director-General.

Bichi, who replaced Lawal Daura, the former DG of the DSS, attended Danbatta Secondary School, the Kano State College of Advanced Studies and the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he graduated with a degree in Political Science.

The new Director-General began his career in the security division of the Cabinet Office in Kano, from where he joined the defunct Nigerian Security Organisation (NSO), the precursor of the present DSS.

Bichi had undergone training in intelligence processing analysis, agent handling recruitment and intelligence processing in the UK, as well as strategic training at the National Defence College.

In the course of his career, Bichi was the State Director of Security in Jigawa, Niger, Sokoto and Abia States.

He was at various times the Director, National Assembly Liaison, (National War College), Director at National Headquarters in the Directorate of Security Enforcement, Directorate of Operations, Directorate of Intelligence, Directorate of Inspection and Directorate of Administration and Finance.

Bichi also served as Director at State Service Academy.

Why Bayelsa is unsafe under Dickson – Lokpobiri explodes over debt saga

September 21, 2018 0
Why Bayelsa is unsafe under Dickson – Lokpobiri explodes over debt saga
Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Heineken Lokpobiri, has declared that Bayelsa State was unsafe because Governor Seriake Dickson is corrupt.

The minister, in a rejoinder on Thursday signed by his spokesman, George Oji, said he was disappointed Dickson was denying the N800 billion indebtedness.

Dickson had in a statement on Wednesday by his Special Adviser on Public Affairs, Daniel Alabrah, said the minister was peddling falsehood.

He stressed that the DMO, the authority on states and federal debt profile, put the debts of Bayelsa at N123 billion.

But Lokpobiri challenged the governor to explain how he spent the money, including $216 million external loans his administration allegedly incurred since 2012.

He asked the governor to render an account of how he also spent over N1.2 trillion the state got from the federation account in the period.

Lokpobiri said Dickson should equally explain the billions of naira allocated to councils, and internally generated revenue.

The statement said: “For the avoidance of doubt, the minister insists that the state is indebted to the tune of N800 billion (domestic) and $216 million (external)”.

The minister accused Dickson of borrowing N222 billion internally and $28 million externally in 2012 and threatened to publish amounts the governor borrowed every year from 2012 till date.

He described as lies claims by the governor that the state owed only N123 billion as domestic debts.

“The actual loan profile of Bayelsa State can readily be gleaned from the Debt Management Office (DMO), the official Federal Government outfit, which domiciles all loans for all levels of government in the country, which is open for the public to access on the website of DMO”, the statement said.

“The minister, who questioned the impact of the huge debts and accruals on the lives and wellbeing of the people of the state, draws a nexus between massive corruption and wastes by the governor and the astronomical rise of insecurity in the state.

“He insists as usual that the reason why Bayelsa State ranks very high as one of the most insecure states in the country is because of the pervading corruption and wastes that has become the hallmark of the Dickson administration.

“The minister maintains that had the governor deployed the loans and other financial accruals to the state to positive, wealth-creation and developmental projects, the social problems bedevilling the state today would have been minimally addressed and insecurity would also have been nearly non-existent.

“Once again, the minister advises the governor to settle in and face the task of providing leadership and good governance, which is the statutory obligation he owes the people of Bayelsa State.”

Shiites arrested for ‘attacking’ police in Kaduna

September 21, 2018 0
Shiites arrested for ‘attacking’ police in Kaduna
Four members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiites, have been arrested for allegedly attacking the police during a procession at Muchiya, Sabongari in Zaria, Kaduna State, on Thursday.

The Kaduna State Police Command spokesman, DSP Yakubu Sabo confirmed the arrest to newsmen.

Sabo said “I can authoritatively confirm to you that we have arrested four members of Shiite group at Muchiya, Sabongari, Zaria, who attacked the police during an illegal procession.

“They blocked the road preventing people from carrying out their daily activities, in an attempt to open the road, they vehemently responded using catapults to attack our people from all angles.

“They used catapult with iron rode shooting at the police, as a result of these attacks, one of our vehicles was smashed.”

The spokesman further said the arrested persons have been transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for further interrogation.

Sabo assured the citizens to go about their normal businesses as the police were doing everything possible to protect lives and property.

According to him, “We swore to protect the lives and property of Nigerians, this is our legitimate duty and we will continue to do so.

“In line with this, we carried a ‘show of force’ across the state to forestall breach of peace.”

What TB Joshua did to elderly man caught watching porn in church [VIDEO]

September 21, 2018 0
What TB Joshua did to elderly man caught watching porn in church [VIDEO]
The General Overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, TB Joshua, has caught an elderly man, identified as Luke Emeka Okeke, from Enugu State, watching pornography right as he (Joshua) was preaching.

The incident happened during one of the pastor’s weekly church services in Lagos where the cleric was seen hitting the man’s manhood during deliverance.

Okeke subsequently confessed to be addicted to watching pornography, adding that his wife, who was present at the church, was not aware of his habit.

The man told the church that even as the service was going on, his girlfriends were texting him.

The pastor explained to the church that the man had some romantic pictures in his phone, adding that he watches the pornographic pictures even when the church service was going.

TB Joshua said, “There’s a picture you watch in your handset,” removing the handset from the man’s front pocket, “It is very romantic picture. Its a naked picture.”

The man agreed to all the pastor said before he (Joshua) added, “Why are you addicted to pornography? You are an elderly person addicted to pornography. When this is stopped in your life, your home will be settled.”

Facing the congregation, the pastor said, “It is inside the phone right now, as he is sitting down here little time he’ll watch it. Whenever the man of God is moving round, he’ll not watch but when he’s not moving, he’ll watch. He planned that whenever man of God leaves, he’ll watch.”

Confessing to the habit, the man said, “I’m addicted to pornography and always watch them.

“Even as you are prophesying to me now, my girlfriends are texting for me and I’m trying to respond to them. My wife is here. My wife is downstairs now and she did not know about all this.

“I have been addicted to pornography for a long time. For more than eighteen years now. I went to holiday in the house of a family friend of mine and he introduced me to pornography and since then I have been watching it.

“I married my wife and continued watching pornography and she left me. I married the second one, the same thing happened until I married this third one.”

Tinubu Vs Ambode: Oshiomhole finally speaks on ‘fight’ between Lagos governor, APC leader

September 21, 2018 0
Tinubu Vs Ambode: Oshiomhole finally speaks on ‘fight’ between Lagos governor, APC leader
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, has declared that the Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, was not in any way embattled over the contention for the governorship ticket of the party in the state.

Following a reported relationship breakdown between Ambode and a National Leader of APC, Bola Tinubu, the latter was said to have anointed one Babajide Sanwoolu as the next governor of Lagos State.

Just recently, the Vice Chairman of the APC in Lagos East Senatorial District, Asipa Kaoli Olusanya, stated that Tinubu instructed the 57 Local Council Chairmen in the state to work towards the emergence of Sanwonolu as the next governor of the state.

However, Oshiomhole dismissed the claims of rift between Ambode and the Lagos APC leader.”

Speaking during a meeting with the party’s governors, Oshiomhole insisted that the Lagos State chapter of the party was in sound health, irrespective of the discontents against the governor, Vanguard reports.

According to Oshiomhole, “Now, the attempt to say an embattled governor…there is no APC governor that is embattled and because we are democratic, the best way to measure democracy is the presence of more than one person showing interest in an office.

“That does not make any other person embattled. But, of course, the media can create this impression that there is an earthquake in Lagos; there is no earthquake.

“At every level, I have seen people claiming that in one or two offices there was no opposition. In every other office, we have more than one candidate expressing interest. Those people who are currently occupying those positions are not by reasons of those new expressions of interests, embattled.

“Three, to say that you have never seen Lagos state governor in our meetings is to the extent that your lens is blurred. My records and minutes of our meetings will show the participation of the Lagos state governor in all the meetings in which he has been invited.

“I think our party in Lagos is at peace.”
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