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Again, Tinubu, Aregbesola, Ambode Shun Apc Rally In Ondo


SAN FRANCISCO, November 19, (THEWILL) – A National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and three APC governors in the South-West were Saturday absent at the party's campaign rally of the party held in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

The governors are those of Lagos, Oyo and Osun States, Akinwumi Ambode, Senator Abiola Ajimobi and Rauf Aregbosola respectively. Saturday's rally, the second major one to be boycotted by Tinubu and his loyalists was, however, attended by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Democracy Park, Akure.

However, governors of Imo, Plateau, Kano, Ogun, Jigawa, Edo, States were present at the rally

Speaking at the rally, Chairman of the Progressives Governors' Forum, Rochas Okorocha maintained that all the governors of the party were behind the candidate of the of party, Rotimi Akeredolu.

“Ondo State must join the progressives states in Nigeria, therefore we must vote for him and he will win the election. Akeredolu rejected federal appointments because he loves you people. He wants to serve you, so vote for him,” he said.

Tinubu, a former Lagos governor, had accused the APC National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun of manipulating the process that saw Akeredolu emerge as the party's flag bearer for the governorship election billed to hold on November 26th.