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Osinbajo Has Betrayed Yorubas, Says Afenifere

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Eniola Olayemi

 

Afenifere, the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, has condemned Vice President Yemi Osinbajo over what they termed his support for the Hausa/Fulani community to the detriment of the Yoruba people.

Afenifere made this known in a communiqué issued after its meeting that held in Akure, Ondo State, on Monday.

The group said it is one of the reasons it would not support the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the coming elections.

The communique, signed by its leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, read: “That a person is your son does not mean you support him when he is working against your interest. Osinbajo is working against the interest of Yoruba and our support for Atiku is not the question of Yoruba or Igbo or Hausa, but about somebody that believes in what Awolowo believed in, which is federalism.

“Osinbajo is hanging on the Fulani to work against Yoruba interest. When our people are being killed in their farms by Fulani herdsmen, Osinbajo did not say anything. When we are talking about restructuring, Osinbajo is arguing against restructuring and all the Yoruba want is restructuring. So, when Osinbajo is working against restructuring, he is not for Yoruba people. So, we cannot support because of Osinbajo who has turned himself to the enemy of Yoruba.”

Afenifere also aligned itself with other socio-political groups like Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Middle Belt Forum, and Northern Elders Forum (NEF) that have endorsed Atiku Abubakar over President Muhammadu Buhari.

Afenifere rebuffed the faction led by Senator Ayo Fasanmi that endorsed Buhari, condemning the faction as an attention-seeking group of people.

“These pretenders are doubtlessly not Afenifere members, but as usual, only dubiously seeking to exploit the goodwill and reputation of Afenifere to market their bad political product,” the group said.

 

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2023: Tinubu is Unstoppable- Oriade LCDA Chairman

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2023: Tinubu is Unstoppable- Oriade LCDA Chairman

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The chairman of Oriade Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Ojo area of Lagos, Hon. Ramota Akindola Hassan has said that nobody could stop the national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu from becoming the next president of Nigeria in 2023.

Hassan stated this while receiving a delegation from the Lagos State House of Assembly Correspondents’ Association (LAHACA), who paid her a courtesy visit in her Oriade office on Thursday.

The former lawmaker who is a strong follower of Tinubu said that they were all ready to kick start the campaign for Tinubu’s presidential ambition , adding that it was a South-West agenda.

” Go and write it down, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the Jagaban Bogu is our next president,  nobody can stop him because this is a South West Agenda, SWAGA, and it is our turn.

Nobody can stop Tinubu from becoming the next president, including the betrayers. They did it to late chief Obafemi Awolowo,  they did same to late Basorun MKO Abiola,  but they can’t stop Tinubu”, she said.

Responding to those who said Tinubu may not be physically fit and should allow a younger person, Hassan said that the man was more than fit to rule the country.

“Those saying he is not fit, he is too old, he should let younger people run don’t know what they are saying”.

“The last time we went to UK parliament to observe their plenary, come and see their parliamentarians, many of them were above 70 years of age. Asiwaju is capable and fit by all standards”.

“Allow him to run, we are ready to support him, anything it’s going to cost us, most of these people saying this are people who have benefited from him. There is no state in this country where they don’t come to Asiwaju for support during elections.

“Asiwaju is fit, mentally,  physically and financially,  he will not die, those wishing him death are the ones that will die before their time, he will outlive them all”, Hassan maintained.

Speaking about life as a former lawmaker, the Oriade LCDA boss said she missed the legislative arm, adding that she preferred it to the excutive arm.

“I prefer the legislative arm to the excutive,  I was exposed to so many things as a lawmaker which I don’t have the previlege even as an executive chairman now”.

“We underwent a lot of trainings that broadened our frontiers as lawmakers then, we learnt about different fields because as a lawmaker, you have to be vast in everything”, she said.

Commenting on her style of leadership, she said what endeared her was good human relations.

” My unique selling point is that I welcome people, I don’t build barricade around myself, I relate with my staff well, we eat together, if you come around, you will barely know who is the boss, that’s my lifestyle.

” That was why when I was a lawmaker, I won the award of the most friendly lawmaker of the year and since I left the assembly, I don’t think anyone has won that award”, said Hassan.

The second term council Chairman who took time to reel out her achievements in office, assured her people of more dividend of democracy.

“I will do more if given more resources, we have just acquired a land that we are using to build a befitting legislative building,  and a LASIEC office, work will soon begin there”.

“Nobody enters our local government with tears that we don’t wipe his or her tears in a little way we can, regardless of their party affiliations”, said Hassan.

 

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FACT-CHECK: Did Primate Ayodele Say Ifeanyi Ubah Will Win Anambra Election?

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FACT-CHECK: Did Primate Ayodele Say Ifeanyi Ubah Will Win Anambra Election?

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As the Anambra governorship election gets closer, different publications have been coming up concerning the candidates and the election as a whole. At a time like this, publications that has to do with prophecies on who becomes the winner of the election gets lot of attention from candidates and people of Anambra.

Popular prophet, Primate Elijah Ayodele is one prophet who has spoken consistently about the gubernatorial election in Anambra. He started before the primaries up till this moment and his last prophecy was talking about the candidates and their stand in the soon coming elections.

In this last prophecy, he mentioned that the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) are not wanted by the people of Anambra and that they are bent on taking the victory by force.

‘‘’People are tired of APGA, they don’t want APGA but the party wants to enforce power through rigging, they are not getting it right. Governor Willie Obiano isn’t doing his homework properly and it will affect their victory. Nobody is ready for APGA and APC in Anambra but both of them are bent on taking it by force. Except Governor Willie Obiano begs the people of Anambra and prays to God, the people will not vote for APGA.’’

For YPP and PDP, Primate Ayodele stated that both parties have what it takes to win the election and advised them on what to do.

‘’PDP has what it takes, they have the resources but except their candidate, Valentine Ozigbo does the necessary things, he won’t win. A coalition will help PDP more to get their chances. If they do what is right, they will get it. Unless PDP wakes up, gets a coalition and puts their house in proper order, they will not be victorious, they should manage things properly. Three days to the election, things will start changing, PDP should prepare well

‘’A Coalition will send APC off the race but other parties don’t see beyond their nose and by this, they will create chances for APC to win in an ungodly way. The people don’t want APC and APGA. If PDP can utilize the opportunity, they can win.

‘’YPP candidate, Ifeanyi Ubah is not ready to take victory, victory is surrounding him but he isn’t ready for it. They will ease him out technically, he is getting some things wrong except he does the needful. He has what it takes but he isn’t managing it, he is playing around the victory and people are not seeing him as well prepared for the election victory. The victory is close to him but he doesn’t know how to claim it.’’ (https://dailypost.ng/2021/10/12/anambra-guber-primate-ayodele-reveals-election-outcome-in-fresh-prophecy/)

However, since yesterday, there have been stories flying in the internet that Primate Ayodele prophesied that Ifeanyi Ubah will win the election. This has been posted on mainstream news platforms like the Sun newspapers, and other online platforms.( https://www.sunnewsonline.com/primate-ayodele-says-ifeanyi-ubahll-win/)

Going by the prophetic statement and what is currently spreading, it is important to note that they are two different things and the man of God never stated that Ifeanyi Ubah will win the election.

For Ifeanyi Ubah, Primate Ayodele even noted that the people are not seeing him as a serious candidate and that he doesn’t know how to claim victory. He went ahead to categorically state that he will eased out technically except he does the needful. With this statement, Primate Ayodele never said Ifeanyi Uba will win but advised him on what he needs to do if he wants to win. He wasn’t the only one in this category, the PDP candidate was also advised on what to do to win the election.

Where then did those sponsoring stories to favor Ifeanyi Ubah get theirs from? The facts are available on the social media and there was never a time Primate Ayodele made a statement that YPP and Ifeanyi Ubah will win the election.

However, this is not the first time Primate Ayodele’s prophecies will be twisted by some elements for political gains. In 2018, Primate Ayodele released a statement that only Saraki can unseat Buhari and that can only happen if the PDP gives him the presidential ticket but unfortunately, they didn’t listen and they lost in the election. After this, there were verbal attacks against Primate Ayodele for saying ‘Saraki will be nigeria’s next president’, meanwhile, there was never a time Primate Ayodele said this.

In 2020 before Ondo election, Primate Ayodele said Governor Rotimi Akeredolu will not win by people’s mandate but through manipulation, technicality, power of incumbency, money and security. His words were twisted as saying ‘Rotimi Akeredolu will not win’, whereas that wasn’t what the man of God said.

For Ifeanyi Ubah, it’s obvious his camp are behind the sponsored stories but putting the records straight, Primate Ayodele never said Ifeanyi Ubah will win the election.

Written by James Ubah

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Lagos APC Congress: OMO ALAUSA Foundation Hails Peaceful Process, Express Confidence in New Excos as He Felicitates with All

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Lagos APC Congress: OMO ALAUSA Foundation Hails Peaceful Process, Express Confidence in New Excos as He Felicitates with All

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The CEO of Omo Alausa Foundation and member of the ruling party All Progressive Congress (APC), Dr. Olayinka Alausa has commended the 2021 State Congress of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, describing it as “fantastic, smooth and peaceful”.

Alausa during a Telephone Interview expressed confidence in the capacity of the new party executives.

He commended the Security put in place and the party stakeholders for peaceful conduct especially the Govenor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his team.

According to him “I monitored the whole process and I am fully satisfied with the process”.

“It was fantastic, everything went on fine and smoothly without any issues at all. No acrimony, no challenge. it has been peaceful said OmoAlausa
“APC has been in Nigeria since 1999 haven metamorphized from AD, AC, ACN then APC we have the pedigree, I want to assure all that the transition is going to be seamless and smooth.

“We have no doubt whatsoever in the capacity of these people we have elected to steer our party. Be rest assured that APC will continue to deliver in Lagos State,” Alausa promised

Our political correspondent also found time to ask OmoAlausa Foundation to comment on the reports of some parallel congresses held by aggrieved groups within the Lagos APC, Alausa, said he was not aware of such claiming that the congress approved by the National Secretariat was the one held at Mobolaji Johnson Arena.

“What APC did is authentic congress, any other one outside this congress is just exercise in futility.

“INEC officials are on ground; national congress committee are on ground and all went on smoothly,” he said.

Alausa said that the aggrieved members of the party did not need to break the house all because they were not happy.

“I want to enjoin, encourage and plead that everybody should come together.

“There is only one APC in Lagos State and this is where the authentic one is, any other one is an aberration,” he added.

Alausa now urged the new executives to commence mobilisation for the next general elections.

On the reported parallel congresses, said he was not aware of such, saying the approved congress was the one that had officials of INEC to monitor and being conducted by party officials sent from the national headquarters.

August24news.com reports that Mr Cornelius Ojelabi emerged the Chairman of the newly elected Lagos APC State Executive Council with Mr Olanrewaju Maiyegun as the deputy chairman.

Others are: Sunmi Odesanya (State Secretary), Biodun Aigbe (State Treasurer), Doyin Banjo (State Financial Secretary), Adewale Ayodele (State Organising Secretary), Oluseye Oladejo (State Publicity Secretary).

Others include: Kehinde Adeniyi (State Welfare Secretary), Doyin Pikudan(State Auditor), Jumoke Okoya-Thomas (State Woman Leader),Dr Muritala Seriki (State Youth Leader) among others.

Alausa called on political players to have the interest of the citizens at heart adding that this excos should make the party proud.

It will be recalled that Omo Alausa foundation has embarked on beautiful projects in the past which includes Free medical outreach in Epe Division, grants to widows during Widows Day Celebration, Renovation of public toilet in Ijegun EGBA market, Oriade LCDA in Badagry, Drilling and installation of complete Borehole system in Olorunda LCDA and Ita-awori LCDA in Badagry.

Others are presentation of Soft loan at zero interest rate to market women in all the five Divisions in Lagos State. Visitation to Orphanage homes with gifts in Ikeja Division and Scholarship to brilliant students in Lagos State.

For more information about the activities of Omo Alausa Foundation, visit omoalausafoundation.com

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