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APC members shut down party secretariat over imposition

16 August 2016, 13:18

Akure - Aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State on Tuesday protested against the alleged plan to impose a particular aspirant as the party's candidate for the November 28 governorship election in the state, reports Daily Post. 

The aggrieved members, who took their protest to the party's state secretariat in Akure, locked out the office against the party Chairmen, Hon Isaac Kekemeke.

Kekemeke was alleged to have called for a meeting with ward party chairmen this morning at the Secretariat over the August 27, governorship primary election of the party.

Also read: Tinubu attacks Ondo APC governorship candidate

It was alleged that the purpose of the meeting was to lure the ward chairmen to mobilise other delegates of the party to support the anointed aspirant, Segun Abraham, among 24 others eyeing the ticket.

The aggrieved members were led in the protest by Hon. Tolu Babaleye, and Adekole Jimmy, popularly known as JAF.

New 24 had reported that some aspirants had accused the national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu of planning to impose Abraham on the party as its governorship candidate in the state.

The aspirants noted that they would resist Tinubu’s plan as it was not acceptable to them.

Tinubu has, however denied the allegations

- News 24


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