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Tinubu not supporting Adelabu in Oyo

Tinubu not supporting Adelabu in Oyo
The National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in the South-West, Mr Isaacs Kekemeke, has described as a lie the claims that the Accord Party governorship candidate in Oyo State, Adebayo Adelabu, is enjoying the backing of the presidential candidate of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

4th August 2022 Bola Tinubu 4th August 2022 The National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in the South-West, Mr Isaacs Kekemeke, has described as a lie the claims that the Accord Party governorship candidate in Oyo State, Adebayo Adelabu, is enjoying the backing of the presidential candidate of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.Kekemeke said Tinubu was fully in support of the governorship candidate of the APC in the state, Senator Teslim Folarin and not Adelabu He said this while speaking in an interview with journalists in Ibadan on Thursday on the sidelines of a meeting of the South-West leadership of the APC.Adelabu thereafter defected to the Accord where he was affirmed as the governorship candidate of the party on Wednesday.“Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is the presidential candidate of our party, the APC and the only governorship candidate known to the party at the national level, at the zonal level and at the state level is Senator Teslim Folarin.

But while debunking the claim, Kekemeke said, “It is not true that Tinubu is supporting Adelabu against the candidate of his party.” Speaking on the reconciliatory efforts in the party in Oyo State, Kekemeke said, “Luckily, I met the chairman of the reconciliatory committee, Senator Olufemi Lanlehin, and he told me about how far they have gone.

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