Oyo APC leaders petition Buhari, NWC over congress, say crisis may affect party in 2019
– Some APC leaders in Oyo state have petitioned President Buhari over congress
– They said that failure to address issues relating to congresses in the state could jeopardize its chances during 2019 general elections
– It was alleged that Governor Abiola Ajimobi’s loyalists did not pay for nomination forms but were allowed to vie for positions
Some leaders of the APC in Oyo state have sent a petition to President Muhammadu Buhari and the national headquarters of the party.
Daily Trust reports that the leaders maintained that the failure to address issues relating to congresses in the state could jeopardize its chances during 2019 general elections.
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gathered that the party in the state has remained divided, with allegations that some people supported by Governor Abiola Ajimobi did not pay for nomination forms but were allowed to vie for positions and thereafter emerged as winners at the detriment of committed members.
Meanwhile, had previously reported that a faction of the Oyo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), known as the Unity Forum called on President Muhammadu Buhari in a letter written to the president, alleging threat to the lives of its members.
The letter, titled, ‘Notification of threat to our lives, public peace and request for intervention’ was signed by Wasiu Olatunbosun, the secretary of the forum.
It was gathered that they asked the president to use his good offices to save their lives from the hands of people they claimed were working for the state governor, Abiola Ajimobi.