Contrary information has emerged today as why Governor Ibikunle Amosun and the two Federal Ministers who are very close to President Muhammadu Buhari were absent at South West All Progressives Congress meeting On last Sunday.
A reliable source informed that Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, Minister for Power, Housing and Works, Babatunde Fashola and Former Governor of Ekiti and Minister for Solid mineral resources, Dr. Kayode Fayemi were not invited for the South west APC meeting which was held in Ikoyi, Lagos’ residence of Chief Olusegun Osoba On Sunday.
It was reported that none of the Executives of the Ogun State All Progressives Congress was also invited for the meeting, While Some Governors from South west – like Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode who was represented by his deputy, Dr. (Mrs.) Idiat Oluranti, and Oyo State counterpart, Governor Abiola Ajimobi – were all invited, Governor Amosun was not invited. Dr. Kayode Fayemi and Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola were not also invited for their region meeting. Former Governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, Senator Gbenga Obadara, and other APC leaders present at the meeting where Governor Rauf Aregbesola announced the return of Olusegun Osoba to All Progressives Congress from Social Democratic Party.
In a similar meeting which was held today with his teeming supporters at his Ibara GRA residence, Chief Olusegun Osoba told journalists that it was some notable and respectable APC leaders that came to his house in Lagos and persuaded him to come back to the party he co-formed. Osoba promised that he would use his strength to diligently work for the success of All Progressives Congress. He then directed his party loyalists to start attending ward meeting from today.
Osoba decamped from All Progressives Congress 18 months ago to join Social Democratic Party as a result of dispute he with Governor Ibikunle Amosun and some APC leaders on the issue of congresses and primaries.