With the recent unreserved apology of former Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi to some members of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Oyo State, especially, one of the Governorship Aspirants during the 2019 General Election in Oyo State ,who is the current Osi Bashorun Of Ibadanland, “Chief Dr. Azeez Popoola Adeduntan -has appealed to all members of the party in Oyo State to unite without any preconditions ,forgive senator ajimobi without any political posturing,in order to move the party forward.”
“Only a United APC can regain power and dislodge the present tattered coalition now in power.”
Chief Dr. Adeduntan while reacting to the apology by the former Oyo State Governor who recently was appointed as the Deputy National Chairman of APC South, believed Senator Ajimobi is now a better and changed political leader-having tasted the humble pie,that is ready to carry all stakeholders and entire party members along in the scheme of things in the party without any future imposition of candidates but free ,fair and credible primaries to select future APC candidates especially here in OYO State. The days of AD or ACN leaders imposition of candidates are gone in OYO state with the formation and dissolution of major parties- ACN,CPC,ANPP,new PDP
and a section of APGA to form the current APC.
He called on all aggrieved members of the party including but not limited to the UNITY FORUM ,who are either in other political parties or passive members of APC to sheath their swords and try and give peace a chance in order to move forward and restore the dignity of the party.
“No reconciliation of APC grievances can occur by trying to exclude Ajimobi a two term Governor and Senator from the discussion. It will be a wild goose chase and fruitless endeavor “
The world revered international surgeon said though the past was so bitter and painful with many anomalies that traced the congresses, primaries and General election but members should see beyond problems and begin to see solutions to many difficulties that can be resolved if they are all together.
Chief Dr. Adeduntan urged other leaders of the party to rally round the leadership of the party at the centre and bring together members that have left the party due to misunderstanding which are resolvable..
Chief Dr adeduntan congratulates Senator Ajimobi on his new position as deputy chairman south and hopes that he will use his current position to right the wrongs of the past and become a better democrat and party leader.
He disclosed that with the unreserved apology of Sen Ajimobi, he has put the disappointment of the 2019 General Election behind him and ready to contribute his quota to the development of APC in Oyo State and Nigeria.
“From the depth of my heart, I want to state here that I Chief Dr. Azeez Popoola Adeduntan forgive Senator Ajimobi and also seek for maturity and understanding from others that Senator Ajimobi might have offended .