Members of the All Progresives Congress (APC) Aspirants Forum in Oyo State have expressed their appreciation to H.E, Sen Abiola Ajimobi for appointing some of its members into the cabinet, while passionately canvassing for more appointments for its members.
They are asking for compensation for all the affected aspirants with political appointments so as to cover their spendings in the build up to the last primary election in the State.
Addressing the members of the forum recently, the State Coordinator, Com. Akeem Ayo Babalola explained that the compensation of the aspirants would ensure peace and unity in the party ahead of the 2019 general elections.
He disclosed that all the aspirants had spent heavily, while some are still spending to retain their supporters in order to maintain their grassroot structures ahead of the forthcoming election.
According to him, “we the aspirants who are loyal and committed members of APC are working and campaigning vigorously for the party and all its candidates for various elective positions to ensure victory for us during the election. It is on this note that we want to make passionate appeal to our great leader and Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi to do something for us as he has promised. We need to forge ahead so as to work as a team for the success of the party in the coming elections.”
Com. Babalola submitted.
Babalola further disclosed that none of the remaining aspirants was ready to dump or work against the interest of the party in the coming election as being speculated in some quarters, stressing that what is paramount to them now is how to form a formidable team and garner support for the party.