Ambode finally speaks on rumored fight with Tinubu

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on
Wednesday denied there is any form of misunderstand
between him and a former governor in the state Bola
Ahmed Tinubu, PoliticsNGR reports.
In the previous days, there have been many reports of a
major rift between Tinubu and Governor Ambode over
alleged disagreement on the second term bid of the
Addressing party faithful in Epe during the election of
delegates for the Presidential primary election and
national convention of the party, Governor Ambode said
the reports indicating a fight between him and Tinubu
were out of place and that there was no fight anywhere.
He specifically commended all the leaders and party
faithful who contributed to the success of the delegates’
election in Epe, saying APC remained the party to beat in
Lagos and Nigeria.
At the event which was held at APC’s Secretariat in
Aiyetoro, Epe, Alhaji Shakiru Seriki (Bamu), Otunba Bode
Alausa and Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, the State’
Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives,
were elected as national delegates from Epe division
which comprises of one Local Government Area (Epe)
and two Local Council Development Areas (Eredo and
The party leaders and faithful in the division also took
turn to affirm their unalloyed support for the second
term bid of the Governor.
They include the Chairman of Epe Local Government,
Adedoyin Adesanya; Chairman of Eredo LCDA, Saliu
Adeniyi; Chairman of Ikosi-Ejirin LCDA, Samson Onanuga:
party chairman in Epe Local Government, Otunba
Kehinde Adeniyi; State Welfare Officer, Alhaja Abiodun
Bankole; former member of House of Representatives
representing Epe, Hon Bola Gbabijo and member of
Lagos State House of Assembly representing Epe
Constituency II, Segun Olulade.
Others are APC Women leader in Epe, Mrs Iyabo
Adegboyega; LGA party secretary, Alhaji S.A Owolomose;
youth leader, Abdul Ibrahim; Otunba Bode Alausa, Akin
Oladipupo, among others.
Youths in the division also staged a peaceful protest
displaying placards of various inscriptions to affirm their
support for the Governor’s second term bid.
“I want you to know that there is no fight
anywhere. The National Leader, Asiwaju
Bola Ahmed Tinubu and my good self we
are not in any fight, we are not in any
“We are praying to God that the best is
yet to come and the best will be what
Lagos State deserves and I want you to
just continue with your prayers that at
this time, God will show His hand and
make sure that everything that is of
blessing to Lagos State and also blessing
of Epe will come to pass,” Governor
Ambode said.
“We have just concluded our Delegates’
Election in Epe Local Government and by
consensus, we have picked our three
delegates that will be going to the
National Convention come October 6 for
the Presidential direct primaries and the
convention for all other people.
“I want to say a very big thank you to all
our delegates that are present here; I
want to say a big thank you to all our
leaders that have also supported us to
make sure that this event has come and
is done very successfully.
“I want to reiterate once again that our
party, All Progressives Congress (APC)
remains the party to beat; we are the
party at the national level and we are
going to remain the party in the State,”
the Governor said.

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