Outrage over Oke’s emergence as consensus candidate

By Osagie Otabor, Akure


Crisis rocking the Unity Forum of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State on Tuesday deepened with the emergence of Chief Olusola Oke as the group’s consensus candidate to contend with the incumbent governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Governor Akeredolu has declared intention to seek a second term in office and recently said he would not enter into and reconciliation talks with members of the Unity Forum or any other aggrieved groups of the Ondo APC.

The Unity Forum led by Alhaji Ali Olanusi has vowed to unseat Governor Akeredolu but members of the Forum cried foul play when Alhaji Olanusi unveiled Chief Oke as it consensus candidate.

Alhaji Olanusi in a press statement said Oke was picked in a report submitted by the Gubernatorial Candidate Selection Committee.

He said the Unity Forum, “by the content of the report has adopted Chief Olusola Oke, SAN as the candidate of the Forum. All the leaders and members of the Unity Forum are hereby enjoined to…

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