A vote of confidence was handed on the nationwide chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on Friday as two teams within the occasion staged a joint peaceable rally to endorse his continued keep in workplace. The 2 teams are Unity Group of APC and Pals of Oshiomhole in Nigeria.
Banner and placards carrying members of the 2 teams stormed the nationwide Secretariat of the occasion barely 24 hours after Police averted bloody conflict between two opposing teams who have been on protest for and towards the nationwide chairman of the occasion.
As early as 11am members who have been seen signing praises of the nationwide chairman took over the street that results in the occasion Secretariat to drum help for the continued keep in workplace of the nationwide chairman.
A number of the banners and placards learn,”Nobody can pull APC down”, “Godwin Obaseki, stop the pull down syndrome”, “Obaseki, stop creating concussion in our party” and “Oshiomhole means well for the party.”
Different placards learn, “We stand with our Chairman”, “Osho Baba must stay”, “We won’t accept negative narratives. Oshiomhole we know” and “There is no alternative for Baba and Oshiomhole”. Addressing reporters after the rally the chief of the APC Unity Group, Malam Idris Umar Faruk mentioned all effectively that means occasion members endorsed the continued management being offered for the occasion by the nationwide chairman.
Faruk, who can be the deputy youth chief of the ruling occasion in Federal Capital Territory berated these calling for the elimination of Oshiomhole, arguing that, the nationwide chairman has turned the fortunes of the occasion for good since he assumed management.
He famous that apart the sound management offered by Oshiomhole, the nationwide chairman has accorded youth extra prime positions stressing that youth occupied extra elective workplaces underneath the watch of the nationwide chairman.
Faruk insisted that the nationwide chairman has come to remain. In response to him, “we are here today as APC members to give support to our national chairman for the good work he has been doing. We want him to continue”, including that, “whosoever is nursing that the nationwide chairman ought to go, she or he is nursing their exit from the occasion“.
The nationwide publicity Secretary of Pals of Oshiomhole in Nigeria, Folorunso Oluwole Emmanuel, took a swipe on Oshiomhole antagonists. He mentioned: “We are here to say Oshiomhole must stay”. Describing these against the nationwide chairman as “political jobbers”, the group chief mentioned they weren’t perturbed by the antics of the opposition noting that “the antecedent of Comrade Oshiomhole speaks for him.
The group blamed the opposition towards the management of the nationwide chairman on the governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki. He maintained that the alleged state sponsored assult on the nationwide chairman in Benin final weekend was unbecoming of the governor who benefited from the magnanimity of the nationwide chairman.