Oyegun pledges to support Tinubu's reconciliation efforts — APC Crisis

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Pronto, Odigie-Oyegun too had immediately met with Buhari to state his case. But in his reply, Odigie-Oyegun merely expressed gratitude to Tinubu for wishing him well, saying Tinubu should rest assured of his support towards ensuring the success of the task given to him by the President. I wish you the same and pray that our good God keeps you strong and grants you His peace. And if you look at it critically, the governors themselves who naturally have immunity, we are very careful because you know that Mr. President is incorruptible. "In this, you have my fullest support", he wrote. "Be assure, dear Asiwaju, of my highest regards now and always".

Mr. Tinubu, in a letter of complaint to Odigie-Oyegun and copied to President Buhari, had accused the party chairman of sabotaging his reconciliation efforts in the party.

He condemned the undemocratic tendencies of the APC national leader especially the way and manner the national chairman has allegedly flouted court orders which restrained him from tempering with the 2014 state congress that produced Chief Ben Nwobasi as the state chairman of the party.

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari on February 6, appointed Tinubu to lead the APC's reconciliation, consultation and confidence-building team which involves resolving disagreements among party members; party leadership and political office holders in some states of the Federation where the party is having problems.

Odigie-Oyegun arrived at the Presidential Villa around 3pm and left at about 3.50pm, without speaking top State House correspondents.

As soon as he sighted the journalists who were waiting for him at their operational base inside the Council Chambers Briefing Room, Odigie-Oyegun increased his pace as he found his way out of the premises. He however pledged to "fully support" the efforts of Tinubu.

"However, one size fits all will not work in all the states where some erring members need to be disciplined".

Commenting on the letters written by two former presidents of the country, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retd) calling on President Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019, the APC leader condemned the contents of the letters, stressing that both former presidents were the cause of the problems facing Nigerians.

"It is quite sad that this is happening again even after former President Goodluck Jonathan had been labelled a "weak" President over the abduction of Chibok girls; now that we have a former General as President Nigerians are still been killed by Boko Haram", he said.