OPF Condemns OPC’s Alleged Threat To North Over National Assembly Leadership

OPF Condemns OPC’s Alleged Threat To North Over National Assembly Leadership

The Oodu’a Individuals Frontiers (OPF) has condemned the alleged threats by Oodu’a Individuals’s Congress (OPC) to the North for contesting the Nationwide Meeting management sharing method introduced by the Nationwide Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The President of the OPC, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, had in an announcement signed on Tuesday by the Secretary, Bunmi Fasehun warned northern politicians in opposition to blackmailing the President-elect, Bola Tinubu over the management of the Nationwide Meeting.

Reacting to the menace at a press convention held in Lagos on Friday, the Convener of the OPF, Comrade Moses Odewale urged the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to distance himself from these it described as brokers of destabilisation working in numerous guises and focus on governance and the duty of nation constructing with justice and fairness for all.

He urged Tinubu to not be trapped by the sport the OPC is enjoying, noting that it might pitch him in opposition to his most dependable conventional political allies.

Odewale, nevertheless, maintained that the menace by the OPC is under no circumstances consultant of the views of the respectable Yoruba nation and shouldn’t be seen as such. 

He described the threats as embarrassing, shameful and uncovered the inconsistencies of the OPC and different teams just like the Afenifere that pose as representatives of the Yoruba nation.

He stated: “We condemn with all our may the uncivilised motion of OPC that threatens the lengthy standing political friendship that exists between the North and what’s right now the Southwest. 

“By making it appear to be they’re defending their son, President elect, Tinubu, the OPC has ended up exposing him specifically and the Southwest to a number of political vulnerabilities sooner or later. 

“Whether or not OPC, Afenifere or every other group from any area needs to consider it or not, out there information and figures show that the North is majorly chargeable for the emergence of Asiwaju as APC flagbearer and to his eventual victory on the polls.

“We can not overlook so rapidly that eleven APC governors of Northern Nigerian States stood firmly in opposition to all odds and ensured that energy moved to the South and to the Southwest specifically which paved method for Tinubu’s emergence. 

“There isn’t any disputing the truth that Tinubu’s ultimate victory on the polls was secured by the northern votes, which made up 60 p.c of the overall votes he received, far and above what he received on the southwest. Information of historical past has proven how the North had been in keeping with its help for a Yoruba presidency even on the expense of candidates from the North.”



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