Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has said he is not fighting with heavyweight, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
News of a major rift between Tinubu and Governor Ambode over alleged disagreement on the second term bid of the Governor has gone viral this week.
Well, the Governor has said it is all FICTION
Addressing party faithful in Epe during the election of delegates for the Presidential primary election and national convention of the party, Mr Ambode said the reports indicating a fight between him and Tinubu were out-of-place and that there was no fight anywhere.
Ambode also commended all the leaders and party faithful who contributed to the success of the delegates’ election in Epe, saying APC remained the party to beat in Lagos and Nigeria.
At the event which was held at APC’s Secretariat in Aiyetoro, Epe, Alhaji Shakiru Seriki (Bamu), Otunba Bode Alausa and Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, the State’ Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, were elected as national delegates from Epe division which comprises of one Local Government Area (Epe) and two Local Council Development Areas (Eredo and Ikosi-Ejirin).
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Party leaders endorse Ambode for second term
The party leaders and faithful in the division also took turn to affirm their unalloyed support for the second term bid of the Governor.
They include the Chairman of Epe Local Government, Adedoyin Adesanya; Chairman of Eredo LCDA, Saliu Adeniyi; Chairman of Ikosi-Ejirin LCDA, Samson Onanuga: party chairman in Epe Local Government, Otunba Kehinde Adeniyi; State Welfare Officer, Alhaja Abiodun Bankole; former member of House of Representatives representing Epe, Hon Bola Gbabijo and member of Lagos State House of Assembly representing Epe Constituency II, Segun Olulade.
Others are APC Women leader in Epe, Mrs Iyabo Adegboyega; LGA party secretary, Alhaji S.A Owolomose; youth leader, Abdul Ibrahim; Otunba Bode Alausa, Akin Oladipupo, among others.
Youths in the division also staged a peaceful protest displaying placards of various inscriptions to affirm their support for the Governor’s second term bid.