Sunday June 26, 2022 12:09 PM

APC Convention: Fayemi denies working against President Buhari’s position

Governor of Ekiti,  Kayode Fayemi has disassociated himself from reports that he rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s consensus arrangement with governors of the All Progressives Congress, APC, ahead of the party’s national convention.

He insisted that he was misrepresented, adding that he does not indulge in frivolities.

Speaking through his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, the Governor said his presentation at a recent event had nothing to do with APC.

According to him, the said  presentation was about democracy in West African countries like Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso and not about his party’s convention.

The statement reads partly: “The general public is hereby notified that a news story in circulation with the above headline is a misrepresentation of the views of the Governor of Ekiti State, Fayemi.

“Fayemi at a policy dialogue organised by the Centre for Democracy and Development in Abuja on Thursday, was quoted as rejecting the consensus arrangement President Mohammed Buhari reached with the Governors ahead of the party’s convention.

“For the avoidance of doubt, Fayemi in response to a question from the audience accusing the President of imposing a Chairman on the party at the forthcoming convention, stated that the President’s priority was the unity of the party and he didn’t know about the President endorsing any candidate for Chairman.”

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