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Like Kwara, APC may lose Ogun over burning issues from primaries

Strong indications have emerged suggesting that current trending allegation by Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun that both national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu and former governor Segun Osoba’s silence on the political imbroglio hitting the state smacks of their alleged involvement in the electoral fraud may soon take a dangerous dimension.
Trouble had started in the state when Governor Amosun accused both Tinubu and Osoba of being the brains behind the alleged fraudulent APC governorship primary that produced Dapo Abiodun as the state’s governorship candidate of the party.
Added to this, Amosun also arrowed the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, of conniving with the duo to ensure that Abiodun remains 2019 governorship candidate of APC, having allegedly concocted the fake governorship primary poll results presented to the party’s National Working Committee (NWC).
The governor’s stance was made public on Monday shortly after the swearing the new Chief Judge of the state, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, in Abeokuta.

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Former governor Segun Osoba and All Progressive Congress (APC) national leader, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu arrowed by the Governor as architects of the current Ogun State APC crisis

Now, having challenged the two APC national key leaders to come out from their shells and rebut the allegations, the situation room in the state means among others that the party structure in Ogun State is currently in shambles which is usually a gateway for aggrieved member of a party to defect to a party of choice.
According to the governor, “The president (Muhammadu Buhari) knew there was no election in Ogun State. He knows they just went to Lagos, wrote all results, and what they did is fraud. If the NWC or the national chairman said there was any election in Ogun State, it was all fraud. That is what I said.
“Mr President already knows, there was no election in Ogun State, other than the one (that of his caucus) we held.
Continuing, he averred that “The issue of Chief Osoba and Asiwaju (Tinubu) and Co, what we said was that there was an indefinite silence from their end, and silence means consent. You can record me (telling the journalists that were present) and publish in your newspapers.
“We have not heard one word from any of them. Was there any election in Ogun State? Yes or No? They should come out and those who are hiding behind one finger, they cannot come out? People at this level should be courageous enough to take position, to come out, to come and tell us whether there was election.
“On governorship, they (Osoba’s caucus) said they did it. The one we had, there was live telecast and people witnessed it; how come they are changing that again.
“They (through alleged connivance of the two APC chieftains) removed Leke Adewolu, Commissioner for Special Duties, who now vies for Ifo/Ewekoro Federal Constituency in the Houses of Representatives and Mikail Kazeem, the incumbent House of Representatives member, representing Abeokuta North/Odeda/Obafemi-Owode Federal Constituency. All of those ones are nothing but fraud,” aggrieved Governor Amosun decried.
Analysts say with the growing deep indifference, it may not be out of place for the incumbent governor to lead all other aggrieved party members in looking for a party that will give them soft landing and that will further spell doom for APC, having lost Kwara State in a near circumstance after all.