APC Chairmanship Election Won’t Surprise Anyone. Oyegun Will Be Re-Elected
Some Nothern leaders of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), from North-East, North-West, and North-Central, on Tuesday, endorsed the incumbent National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, ahead of the national convention.
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They made this call in a statement in Dutse, Bwari, Abuja, and forwarded to DAILY POST, by Alhaji Ibrahim Musa, the chairman of APC United Front.
In the statement, the leaders commended Oyegun for bringing the ruling party together, fostering collaboration, and encouraging engagements that does not diminishes others moral worth.
They also described Oyegun’s performance over the four years period as exciting, adding that the party existed as a united political group under his leadership.
They also made a call-out to the APC National Leader and former governor of Lagos State, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu and other APC leaders in the South-West to support the embattled chairman’s candidacy.
The statement reads, “A change of leadership is not on the cards. There is no surprise in the air. The dynamic national chairman is sure to win. We need to avoid deadlock.”
“The result of the APC chairmanship election won’t surprise anyone. APC is not a loose coalition of personal and sectional factions.”
“The incumbent, Chief Oyegun will be reelected for the second time. Party faithful and their leaders in the north are certain of Oyegun’s victory.”
“Oyegun is a stabilizing factor in Nigerian politics. His success in the convention will be based on his performance, popularity and honesty. Other aspirants do not pose serious danger to Oyegun. They have nothing to offer.
“We don’t want a southern gang up against the north. We don’t want to be plunged into darkness. Oyegun, a role model and an icon, is held in reverence and affection by the vast majority of Nigerians.
“He believes in the course that seeks to prime humanity to loftier heights” the leaders added.
Recall that NIGERIAN NEWS had earlier reported a meeting by the South-South APC backing former Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, for the ruling party’s chairmanship position