Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has described as “yahoo-yahoo”, some of the governors elected on the platform of the party.
Making a reference to the former Director General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, Salihu Lookman, Akeredolu said the governors worked with the ousted acting Chairman of the party, Mai Mala-Buni, to bring the party down.
Akeredolu said in a statement on Thursday, “We, the governors are for the party, except for the few ‘yahoo, yahoo’ governors (apologies to Salihu, former DG of the Progressive Governors’ Forum), who were hand in glove with Buni to circumvent the will of majority of our party (APC) members.
“Progressive governors in the true name, mostly all of us, are determined to see our party through these patchy parts at all cost. None of the scanty number has the guts to carry out their imaginary threats as reported in sponsored stories.
“We dare them to leave the party. Their short-lived antics in arm-twisting Buni and probably, some pocket-filling elements within the corridors of power to supplant the president’s will through fake letters, endorsements as well as ‘black market’ injunction (procured since November, 2021) are despicable.”
Saying that the APC does not deserve the type of treatment meted to it, Akeredolu said many of the actions taken by the Buni-led group was a “huge embarrassment.”
He said, “Without necessarily dwelling on details that are known to critical stakeholders, the path taken lately by Governor Mai Mala Buni, the immediate past head of the CECPC and an indivisible few, is an unenviable trajectory undeserving of our dear party. It is a disdainful narrative.”