- Adams Oshiomhole has been asked to resign as national chairman of the APC
- Abayomi was part of National Assembly aspirants disqualified from participating in the primary election of the party
- He also alleged that Oshiomhole has been exhibiting his intolerance to opposing views since he assumed the position of the party leader
National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been asked to resign his position by National Assembly aspirants from Ondo state. The aspirants who were disqualified from participating in the primary election of the party said Adams Oshiomhole is not fit to lead the party.
Tunji Abayomi who spoke on behalf of the other aspirants during a press conference in Akure, Ondo state capital said Oshiomhole lacks the intellectual capacity to lead the party.
According to him, the APC chairman has been exhibiting his intolerance to opposing views since he assumed the position of the party leader.
Tribune reports that Abayomi argued that the disqualification was not only against the constitution of the party but also against the constitution of the country.
“Oshiomhole has failed as APC party chairman, he does not have the intellectual capacity to lead the party while he has never hidden his intolerance to opposing voice. He is unstable to lead the APC that is supposed to bring change
“His election as the national chairman of the party has increased the crisis within the party, he is unfit to rule the party. In order not to destroy and kill APC, Oshiomhole resign, resign and resign now.”
He also called on Oshiomhole to rescind the decision or resign as the party chairman within the next 24 hours.
“It is wrong for Oshiomhole to underestimate the character of our people on Ondo state, we stand for justice, equity, rule of law, constitution of the country and the party,” he added.
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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that the last minute controversial decision of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to disqualify all aspirants loyal to the governor of Ondo state, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu from participating in the National Assembly primaries of the party was causing palpable tension in the state.
NAIJ.com gathered that the party had on Monday, October 1, in a statement announced the disqualification of all aspirants running for Senate and House of Representatives where there’s an incumbent.
By that announcement, the national headquarters of the ruling party disqualified a human rights activist and lawyer, Dr. Tunji Abayomi and former speaker of the state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Victor Olabimtan from contesting, to return Professor Robert Ajayi Borofice unopposed to run for third term among others across the state.
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