Former communications minister, Adebayo Shittu, has added his voice to the growing calls for the immediate resignation of national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adam Oshiomhole.
In an exclusive interview with Premium Times, Mr. Shittu said that the injustice and impunity perpetrated by Oshiomhole cost the APC Oyo State, and led to other instances of misfortune elsewhere during the last general elections.
According to Mr. Shittu, “Oshiomhole’s exit is necessary to avoid the APC “going down in 2023.”
Mr. Shittu who also weighed-in on inability to secure the APC ticket to vie for the governorship election in Oyo State said; “God has a way of ensuring that people are punished for their mischief, for their injustices and all that.”
When asked about his submission to the growing calls for Oshiomhole’s resignation, Mr. Shittu said; “this is somebody who met the party having 26 states. By the time he (was through) with shenanigans and destruction, the party is left with barely 20 states or so now. My fear is that if he is not removed before 2023, there is a possibility of APC going down.
“President Buhari is the magnet keeping the party together now. Once President Buhari is no longer on the ballot, I can’t say with Oshiomhole. So, it’s a matter of urgency that we retire him. So, we bring fair-minded (persons), who would engage less of their mouth than their brain.”
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