Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun says he’s going to stay in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest the senatorial election in 2019, whilst making sure the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He, but, stated aggrieved party individuals who defected to the Allied People’s Movement (APM) have his advantages.
Amosun spoke on Monday in Abeokuta at a stakeholders’ meeting of the APC which changed into attended by using his desired governorship candidate and the flagbearer of APM, Adekunle Akinlade.
The governor’s announcement came as 26 aggrieved applicants of the APC unswerving to the governor introduced their defection to the APM.
Amosun stated he had attempted his fine to forestall the defection of Akinlade and other aggrieved candidates.
He vowed to apply everything inside his potential to ensure the success of Akinlade and different aggrieved participants of their new birthday party.
Amosun additionally said that he might now not aid the governorship candidate of the APC, Dapo Abiodun.
“When these people came, they told me they are leaving the APC, I said ‘no’ but I couldn’t stop them. In fact, Akinlade has my full support.
“I am not going to stop him, everything I have, I will use to support him, let them try whatever they want to try, we also have our strategies and I am not going to hide behind one finger.
“I remain in APC because that’s what those people want, they want us to leave APC but they are joking.
“I will stay in APC to ensure that Buhari wins in Ogun State and to let them know that they can’t subvert the will of the state.
“Every day, I will campaign for President Muhammdu Buhari, we will do everything possible to ensure Buhari wins massively in Ogun, but they should not miss it.
“I, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, will not support anyone they are bringing,” he said.
Amosun, who vowed to resist rigging in the state, also pledged to check violence in the electoral process.