Ahead of the 2020 governorship election in Ondo State, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has called on the aggrieved members in the Ondo State Chapter of the party to resolve their differences.
The former Governor of Lagos State, stated this in Akure, after a peace meeting by the APC leadership in the South-West.
Tinubu who had in his company, the former Governor of Osun State, Bisi Akande, stated that the crisis within the party is not strange to party politics but pleaded with them to resolve the crisis in the interest of the party and the benefits of all members.
He called on the aggrieved leaders and members to work together towards the victory of the party in the 2020 governorship election.
Tinubu, who spoke at the Dome, Alagbaka, Akure, shortly after a closed-door meeting with APC stalwarts in Ijapo area of the state capital, said that “We are leaving one thing behind. The charity that must begin at home.”
“We want to win the next election in Ondo State and every other election. The solution is in your hands. We want to thank you for your commitment to the party.”
“We apply a conflict resolution mechanism which is part of politics to resolve any other problem and smoothen the edges.”
“The next move is unity; talking together, consulting one another and working together for the interests of our party and in particular Ondo state.”
Also on the entourage of Tinubu, who was received at the Akure Airport by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and his Ekiti State counterpart, Kayode Fayemi, were the former governors of Ogun and Ekiti states, Segun Osoba and Niyi Adebayo, alongside other chieftains of the party in the South-West.