GTB 737 banner Yudala banner

Ondo: APC Governors apologise

By News Express on 22/11/2016

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 821


 

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau on Monday said the South West All Progressives Congress governors who were absent at the Saturday APC Mega Gubernatorial rally in Akure, Ondo, had sent in their apologies.

Lalong, who is the Chairman of Ondo APC Governorship Campaign Council, made this known to State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Akure APC rally, which was witnessed by President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Bukola Saraki, and other prominent members of the party, was attended by only Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun from the South West.

NAN also observed that the APC governors from Imo, Kano, Kogi, Jigawa, Nasarawa and Edo states attended the rally.

The governors of Lagos, Oyo and Osun states, Mr Akinwumi Ambode, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi and Mr Rauf Aregbosola respectively, as well as former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, were also absent at the event.

Gov. Lalong, who was accompanied by the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, however, explained that all the prominent APC personalities who failed to attend the rally had offered useful and convincing explanations.

He said that the national leader of the party, Tinubu, was not at the rally due to ill-health.

He added that “we explained their absence. They sent in their apologies. You heard what happened there.

“As far as we are concerned, the President, who is the leader of the party, was at the rally. The national chairman was also there, as far as we are concerned, everybody was there.

“If a leader was not there and he said he was not there because of ill-health, we prayed that God will heal him.”

Lalong said he was in the Villa to thank the President for attending the Ondo rally.
He noted that “we have come to thank the President for going to Ondo for the grand finale rally.”

NAN recalled that Tinubu, who is being addressed as National leader of the APC, had opposed the emergence of Rotimi Akeredolu as APC governorship candidate in Ondo.

He, therefore, demanded the resignation of the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, whom he said had derailed from the path of progressives.

Odigie-Oyegun, however, dismissed the call, saying the party’s primary election was free and fair.

•Photo shows a cross section of APC governors.

Source News Express

Posted 22/11/2016 12:32:34 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Why we didn’t attend security meeting called by...

Police Commissioner assures Deltans of safety in ‘ember’...

Boko Haram sheds more blood, kills 19 in...

Missing passenger jet brought down by shoe bomber?...

Aregbesola clears son of alleged money laundering

RIGHTSView, By EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO: As Shoprite invades South-East...

Yes, it’s true; OBA OF BENIN IS DEAD...

Reps, striking resident doctors continue dialogue despite purported...

Armyworm threatens maize in Nigeria, others

Brazilian President impeached, to face trial for alleged...

Housing revolution: FG sends 66,402 applications to mortgage...

Customs seals warehouses of 4 major rice importers...

 

Latest News New U.S. Visa Lottery Program kicks off Shake-up in Lagos Police Command; 10 officers affected Army arrests 40 suspects in Lagos, Ogun Senate demands Fashola’s sack as power minister Nollywood star Yul Edochie promises better life for Anambra people if elected Governor Customs raids car shops, seizes 3,000 vehicles from dealers Pressure mounts on Senate panel to drop $25bn NNPC contracts probe Delta Government annuls fees increase by DELSU Obaseki calls for global consensus on strategy to end poverty •Proffers broad-based growth models EFCC arraigns 3 for N19m fraud Buhari submits 2018 to 2020 Expenditure Framework to Reps EYPF warns against military intimidation in Niger Delta •Seeks development in Egbema kingdom

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (286,674 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (269,154 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (217,872 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (183,138 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (179,201 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (161,690 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (140,112 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (128,559 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (123,382 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (113,884 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (111,969 views) APC cries foul as PDP’s Fayose takes early lead in Ekiti governorship election (104,357 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (29) Business (2,724) Business Verdict (24) Columnists (754) Complaints & Requests (93) Enterprise & Opportunities (183) Entertainment (394) Features (497) Global Business Monitor (187) International (1,579) Interviews (134) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (77) News (29,402) Opinion (824) Pidgin (8) Politics (3,981) Religion (645) Sports (1,338) Stock Watch (23) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

UBA mobile app

CBN words on marble advert

 

 

#MonkeyPox outbreak

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!