The All Progressives Congress (APC) Southwest chieftains on Thursday, January 12, held a reconciliation meeting.
It was reported that the meeting may have ended on an icy note as former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu allegedly left midway.
The first round of the meeting in the Executive Chamber of the Oyo state governor’s office lasted about four hours with all invitees in attendance apart from the deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuf.
The meeting had in attendance:
1. Former national chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande,
2. APC leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu
3. Former Ogun state governor, Olusegun Osoba
4. APC Deputy National Chairman, Engr Segun Oni
5. Senate Chief Whip, Senator Olusola Adeyeye
6. Majority Leader, House of Representatives, Femi Gbagabiamila
7. Lagos state governor, Akinwumi Ambode
8. Ogun state governor, Ibikunle Amosun
9. Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola
10. Former governor of Osun state, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola
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11. Former governor of Ekiti State, Niyi Adebayo
12. Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun
13. Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed
14. Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu
15. Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola
16. Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole
17. Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi
Meanwhile, two-time former governor of Ogun state, Chief Olusegun Osoba, who spoke to journalists on behalf of the leaders afterwards said the meeting was held to discuss several issues affecting the political situation in the South-West.
He said: “All the members that we invited are here except the Deputy Speaker, who is presently out of the country. We met principally to discuss all the things that may be affecting South-west, and we have come out with a resolution to show that in the APC South-West of APC, there is unity of purpose, the leadership is one, and we have resolved all the issues that may be affecting the governance of this country and what should be the role and the influence that we should exercise as a group in the interest of this country and for the progress of this country."