Senator Dayo Adeyeye, Nationwide Chairman of South West Agenda for Asiwaju 2023 (SWAGA), has acknowledged that Afenifere, the Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, is unanimous in its support for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s (APC) candidacy for president.
This was introduced by Adeyeye on Thursday in Abuja.
In line with him, despite claims on the contrary in some quarters, Tinubu’s candidacy has the overwhelming support of the vast majority of Afenifere members.
“I’ve respect for Adebanjo. He’s my chief in Afenifere. As of at the moment, the chief of Afenifere, for readability is Reuben Fasoranti.
“There isn’t any faction in Afenifere. What Fasoranti has merely performed was that since he’s superior in age, he appointed somebody to behave on his behalf within the interim and that individual is Ayo Adebanjo.
“If a choice goes to be taken by Afenifere, it’s not a one-man present.
“What I learn within the papers was a private resolution of Adebanjo and never the opinion of Afenifere,” he stated.
He additional stated that “no matter Adebanjo stated was not an announcement issued on the finish of a gathering of the organisation, it was his private resolution.
“It isn’t a incontrovertible fact that Afenifere is split or there may be factionalisation.
“Ninety-nine per cent of the Afeniferes are behind Tinubu,” he stated.
The politician additional stated that the 2023 common elections can be very attention-grabbing.
“I count on this to be maybe probably the most aggressive election and one which might be watched extra keenly all through the world as a result of Nigeria is at a crossroads and we should get it proper.
“I consider we’ve got that candidate who can flip issues round for good for Nigeria,” he stated.
In July 2022, Pa Adebanjo, declared his support for the 2023 presidential bid of the Labour Occasion candidate, Peter Obi.
Adebanjo, who featured in a web-based radio programme, Yoruba Gbode, stated the ex-Anambra State governor wouldn’t disappoint Nigerians if elected the nation’s president subsequent 12 months.
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He additionally expressed doubt in regards to the skill of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Bola Tinubu and his Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) rival, Atiku Abubakar, to steer the nation’s ship successfully.
The Afenifere chief argued that Tinubu bought President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigerians in 2015 due to his egocentric curiosity, including that the ex-Lagos State governor would give continuity to incompetence if elected subsequent 12 months.
Adebanjo has been unrelenting in his support for the South-East to supply Nigeria’s president in 2023.
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