The Unity Forum of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has rejected Chief Akin Oke as the chairman of the party in the state.
Oke, against the wish of majority of the partymen, was inaugurated in Abuja today, an action which is against the proposed harmonisation of the party executives in the state.
Below is the statement
Our attention has been drawn to news reports that the National Chairman of the APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun sworn in Chief Akin Oke as the Chairman of the party in Oyo State today in Abuja.
We wish to state our rejection of the swearing-in of Chief Oke. In the wee hours of yesterday (Sunday), the men of Governor Abiola Ajimobi had gone to town claiming that a top official in the Presidency from the South West had instructed the national leadership of the party to change its report on the congresses in Oyo State and swear in Chief Oke as the Chairman.
We assure our teeming members and supporters that this act of injustice and ungodliness by men that were supposedly men of God will not stand. We have approached the courts to adjudicate on the matter. We restate our contention that the supporters of Governor Ajimobi did not pay for nor collected nomination forms for the ward congress of the party. Everything built on the ward congress that never took place cannot stand.
We call on our members and admirers to remain calm and maintain the peace. We remain members of the APC, believing that justice will prevail in the matter and all those who perpetrated perjury and fraud with bank documents in the processes of the congress shall be brought to book at the fullest of time.
Wasiu Olatunbosun PhD