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Amosun’s faction parallel congress has no recognition of All Progressives Congress, says committee chairman

The Local Government Congress Committee assigned by the National Headquarters of All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct congress in Ogun State has declared that, a parallel congress held by a faction of the party on Saturday will not see the light of the day.

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Penpushing reports that, chairman, of the seven-man committee, Chief Wale Ohu, made the declaration at a press conference held at the party secretariat in Abeokuta, the state capital at the end of the exercise.

The committee chairman said the congress conducted by the committee  assigned by the party leadership remain the authentic, adding that, the exercise was peaceful throughout the twenty local government areas of the state.

Penpushing further reports, Ohu explained that the leadership of the party, will at the appropriate time deal with those behind the purported parallel congress, stressing that no individual can be more powerful than the national headquarters.

The chairman emphasized that the said purported parallel congress was exercise in futility, which is null and void, and has no effect on the results of the approved committee to conduct the congress

Penpushing also reports that, a faction led by Chief Derin Adebiyi, known be loyalists of former Governor Ibikunle Amosun, now a serving Senator  had conducted  separate parallel  congress across the local government areas

The chairman of the committee had earlier warned those engaging in anti-party activities to desist, noting that the party will not hesitate to sanction anyone found culpable of the act, stressing that the national body of the party frown against anti-party activities.

“The national leadership of the party frowns seriously against members who are committing anti-party activities for now. We have been sent from Abuja to strictly work according to the guidelines of the party and to strictly work according to the list of the executive members at the ward levels given to us from Abuja’, he declared.

Penpushing reports that, it is recalled that the unabated crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) in Ogun State,  resurfaced as two factions resolved to organize  separate local government congresses on Saturday in the state following power tussle between two political  gladiators of the party

The two political gladiators are former Governor Ibikunle Amosun who heads a faction to tackle his successor, Governor Dapo Abiodun, who also heads another faction, while Amosun faction is led by Derin Adebiyi, the Governor’s faction is led by Yemi Sanusi.

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