Wednesday January 26, 2022 6:21 AM

Ekiti 2022: APC chieftain warns politicians to stop distracting gov Fayemi

The Director-General, Buhari/Osinbajo campaign council in Ekiti State in the 2019 presidential election, Dr Olusegun Osinkolu has sounded note of warning to politicians interested in contesting for 2022 governorship poll on the platform of the All Progressives Congress(APC) not to create confusions.

He called on them not to engage in any action  that could divide the party, destroy its support base and create distraction to Governor Kayode Fayemi.

The top politician gave this charge  in a statement in Ado Ekiti, on Wednesday warning them to be careful of their actions and words.

He also advised  the State Working Committee, to ensure that there is free, fair and credible primaries. With this he said that the ruling party would the best candidate..

“As much as our members who felt that they were eligible to contest are free to do so, they should also respect the constitution of the party. They must pursue their ambitions with decorum and restraint to prevent internal implosion.

“They should also remember that we still have a sitting governor in Dr. Kayode Fayemi, whose rating in the public in terms of performances would play a pivotal role in helping APC win the election.

“Having internal crisis and distractions in APC would automatically affect our party and we need to guard against this,” Osinkolu advised.

The APC chieftain appealed to politicians across party lines to eschew do-or-die politics to prevent violence.

Osinkolu also lauded the southwest governors for cooperating in the formation and operation of the Amotekun corps, to tackle insecurity in the southwest region.

“More qualified personnel should be injected into the regional security outfit, so that recurrent cases of herders-farmers clashes, kidnapping, banditry and killing that are daily resurging in the zone can be tamed.

“It is not gainsaying the fact that the Amotekun corps has lived up to the expectations of the Yoruba people, but enough still needs to be done in the area of recruitment of qualified personnel to guard our expansive forests being used as hideouts by criminal elements,”,Osinkolu stated.

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