…Allegations unfaithful, I’m for APC candidates – Akeredolu
By Dayo Johnson
akure—ELDERS of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State, yesterday accused Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of mobilising authorities machineries to work for his most well-liked candidates within the Motion Alliance, AA as an alternative of All Progressives Congress, APC candidates.
In truth, they alleged that “the governor has commissioned many APC leaders in Ondo State for his private political curiosity within the AA.’’
Addressing newsmen in lkare, Akoko North East space of the state, their Spokesperson, Apalowo Thalis, alleged that the governor had disbursed the cash meant for Ondo APC to his political allies in Ondo AA.
“As leaders of the get together in Ondo State, we not belief the governor to guide the get together to victory on the 23rd of February 2019. The governor can’t be trusted,’’ he mentioned and referred to as “the eye of President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nationwide management of our get together to the looming risk to the victory of our get together in Ondo State.
“The governor has mobilised the machineries of the federal government of Ondo State and native councils to work for his most well-liked candidates within the Motion Alliance. We contemplate the report that Governor Rotimi Akeredolu disbursed the cash meant for Ondo APC to his political allies in Ondo AA as the peak of anti-party actions.
“In Ondo North senatorial district and different elements of Ondo State, the cash meant for APC was distributed to members of AA.
“ ln 2015, Ondo North senatorial district contributed 108,062 votes out of the 299,889 votes polled by the APC in Ondo State. The district, being the abode of the progressives, has by no means been gained over by the opposition.
“Nonetheless, the duty of accelerating the variety of votes polled in 2015 by over 50 per cent is being threatened by presumed mates of our get together. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu is the principal risk to the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and different APC candidates in Ondo State.
“It’s a recognized proven fact that the management of AA in Ondo State has complied with the directives of their Nationwide leaders to work for the success of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and all PDP candidates in Ondo State.
“Regardless of this actuality, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has continued to finance the AA and its candidates in Ondo State. It due to this fact signifies that the governor is not directly funding the presidential aspiration of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
“To make sure the victory of APC in Ondo State, we demand that President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nationwide management of APC ought to relate instantly with all APC candidates in Ondo State.
Allegations unfaithful, I’m for APC candidates – Akeredolu
Reacting, Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Segun Ajiboye, mentioned the allegations had been unfaithful. He mentioned the governor had been going from one place to the opposite to marketing campaign for all APC candidates.
His phrases: “The governor is the chief of the get together within the state and he by no means campaigns towards the get together wherever he goes. On the marketing campaign rallies held not too long ago within the three senatorial districts he requested the folks to vote for all APC candidates within the elections.
“All these allegations are not true. Let them prove it. I will advise all those that are complaining to go and work for the success of the party, they should not be jittery. The governor cannot do it alone, he has to do it with the candidates themselves, so let them go and do their work.”