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Ondo APC in confusion as group ‘impeaches’ chairman, locks secretariat



The Ondo State All Progressive Congress (APC) Chairman, Hon Isaac Kekemeke is said to have been impeached by some members of the party.
The group, Movement Against Imposition, on Tuesday locked the party secretariat over alleged imposition of a governorship candidate on the people of the state.
Thye claimed that Kekemeke has been impeached for his involvement in the endorsement of an aspirant ahead of the governorship primaries slated for August 27.
The group it was learnt took over the state secretariat along Oyemekun Road and shut the gates against Kekemeke and his allies.
The Movement Against Imposition group, also announced the appointment of Saka Ogunleye as their new chairman.
Members of the group protesting with placards over rumoured endorsement of one of the aspirants, Olusegun Abraham, on the party, accused Kekemeke of compromising his position by allowing the “imposition” of a candidate in spite of the agreement that all aspirants should prove their popularity at the primary election.
Tunji Abayomi had in a letter to the national leader of the party, Ahmed Bola Tinubu, alleged that he was interfering in the democratic process in the state by imposing Olusegun Abraham on the party.
In his reply, Tinubu told Abayomi, “You said I seek to deny your democratic right. It is you who seeks to grab mine. If not mistaken, I believe I am a member of the APC. I have a right and duty to support the candidate who I believe will best represent the party”.
By Ebere Ndukwu …
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