ONE of the leading governorship aspirant of the All Progressive Congress APC in Ondo state, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu yesterday [Aug 26] lashed the national leader of the party Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on his endorsement of an aspirant ahead of the Primaries.
He pointedly said that with the action of Tinubu he has lost his place as a national leader of the party. This coming as the National Executive Committee NEC of the Party for second time within a week again postponed the governorship primaries in the state till September 3.
The governorship primaries was initially slated for today but later shifted to Wednesday August 31 before the latest postponement by the NEC of the party. Akeredolu spoke in Akure during a personality interview tagged "Heart of the Matter” on Adaba FM station. Speaking during the radio programme, Akeredolu declared that ”for the national leader to have endorsed any candidate in our party he has lost the place of National leader of the party”.
He regretted that Tinubu "has never kept his words”. The aspirants also denied that he was imposed on other aspirants during the 2012 governorship primaries in the state. According to him "I was endorsed by God in 2012, not by Tinubu". All stakeholders decided I should be the candidate.