The Director of Media and Publicity for All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, Bayo Onanuga, has denied reports that there is a division in the South West over the candidacy of Bola Tinubu.
Onanuga while reacting to a media report that the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, by the Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, had created a divide among the Yoruba people.
In a terse statement on his Facebook page on Tuesday, Onanuga described the report as false and a calculated attempt to cause disaffection in the South West.
He said Afenifere’s endorsement of Obi is a ruse and was done by one man who has no electoral value.
According to him, “This story is not true. There is no division in the South-West over Tinubu’s candidacy. The Afenifere endorsement of LP’s candidate is a ruse. It was an endorsement by one man with no electoral value, either in his Ijebu Igbo village or Lagos.”
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Meanwhile, Afenifere has said its endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, was a well-considered corporate decision.
Afenifere made this known in a statement issued on Monday by its Secretary General, Chief Sola Ebiseni while reacting to a statement credited to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State.