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Tinubu angry with Aregbesola over outcome of Ondo APC primary election

05 September 2016, 11:23

Lagos - The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu is angry with one of his political son, Gov, Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State.

Tinubu's anger follows the emergence of the Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) as the governorship candidate of the party for the November 26 election in Ondo State, reports New Telegraph

Akeredolu won the party’s primary election with 669 votes, defeating his closest opponent, Olusegun Abraham, who scored 635 votes, reports News 24

Abraham is believed to be the candidate of Tinubu in the election.

Also read: Tinubu attacks Ondo APC governorship candidate

Tinubu his blaming the loss of Abraham on Gov Aregbesola, who supported another candidate in the election, Olusola Oke.

Aregbesola is believed to have supported Oke with the understanding that Bola Ilori, his Special Adviser on Environment, would be made the deputy governorship candidate.

Oke scored 576 votes to come third in the exercise.

Before Saturday's primary election, Abraham had reported the governor to Tinubu, noting that everywhere he went he saw Aregbesola working for Oke.

Tinubu, who was outside the country, had called Aregbesola to support Abraham in the election.

While the governor tactically accepted Tinubu's order, he mandated Ilori to continue working for Oke behind the scene.

The governor has, however denied working against Tinubu.

- News 24


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