Loyalists to Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state on Saturday demanded that the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Dapo Abiodun be replaced with the governor’s preferred choice, Abdulkadir Adekunle Akinlade as condition peace.
This was stated after the aggrieved candidates of the party loyal to Amosun held a closed-door meeting with the Presidential Reconciliatory Committee in Abeokuta.
The three-man committee, headed by a Zonal Coordinator of the committee, Sandra Oladele met with all the 26 candidates who were declared winners of the October 7 legislative Primary by the National Working Committee (NWC) but had their names replaced.
Addressing newsmen after the meeting, the state Chairman of the Party, Chief Derin Adebiyi, said the only solution to the crisis is for the NWC to return their alleged stolen mandates.
Adebiyi, who was represented by Ogun Central Chairman of the party, Chief Yomi Ademefun, read the group’s long list of demands for peace.
He said the NWC must “Declare the primary election that produced Hon. Abdulkadir Adekunle Akinlade that took place across Ogun State on October 2 as the authentic APC governorship candidate.
“Declare the result of the State Assembly election that took place in Ogun State, October 7th that produced the 26 State house of Assembly candidates as authentic APC candidates.
“Submit the names of Hon. Abdulkadir Adekunle who won the 2nd October governorship primary to the Independent National Electoral Commission.
“Submit the names of 26 Ogun State House of Assembly candidates that won the October 7 primary election as announced by the National Working Committee without delay.