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NASS LEADERSHIP: Ajimobi under fire for backing Gbajabiamila over Oyo ranking lawmakers

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Ajimobi Under threat fro supporting Gbajabiamila

The outgoing governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi has come underneath fire for supporting the candidacy of Mr Femi Gbajabiamila as the subsequent Speaker of the Ninth National Assembly over different certified Oyo ranking lawmakers, Naija news live reports.

Reacting to the event, a group within the ruling All Progressives Congress (All Progressive Congress), in Oyo State, Itesiwaju Oyo, on Monday berated Ajimobi for urging members-elect from the state to support Gbajabiamila.

The group in a press release made out there to newsmen in Ibadan, signed by its coordinator, Adetunji Yaqub and Secretary, Oluseyi Michael, mentioned the governor’s directive isn’t solely a nasty choice however an additional demonstration of his disdain for the expansion of inside democracy within the party and the state.

The assertion by the group reads; “It’s fairly absurd that Mr. Governor who needs to be spearheading how Oyo state will produce the speaker ninth Meeting home of Rep speaker which has been zoned to south west by the party is the one mobilizing for candidates of different state when the state has rating lawmakers which are certified to be speaker.


“Oyo state has three excessive rating lawmakers together with Hon Olajide Olatubosun from Saki, Hon Akeem Adeyemi from Oyo and Hon Segun Dokun Odebunmi from Surulere who has additionally been having fun with most help from lawmakers and stakeholders from different states to be speaker”.

“Mr. Governor needs to be reminded that Oyo state was not been fortunate to win the state for his party candidate on the final election which suggests the state wants key place and appointments from the Federal authorities to take care of the steadiness”.

Lagos is already crowded with collection of key appointment starting from Minister, head of Businesses businesses and Federal Board amongst others and Oyo state has not been privileged to take pleasure in 1/3 of this because the creation of the state and we need to urge governor Ajimobi to have a rethink and think about the necessity to struggle for the interest of Oyo state past May 29. 2019,” the statement added.

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