Gov Dapo Abiodun was rigged into office in 2019, reason I didn’t support his government…Sen Amosun, Former Gov of Ogun State.

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… he says he will not support Prince Abiodun’s administration, that he must be removed

The Former Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has revealed that Prince Dapo Abiodun, present Governor of Ogun state was rigged into office at the last general election.

Senator Amosun said that was one of the reasons he had not supported the administration since onset.

The Senator representing Ogun Central at the red chamber made the startling revelation yesterday  in Abeokuta after receiving an award from the prestigious Abeokuta Club to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the association.

Senator Amosun who had backed Hon Adekunle Akinlade who contested on the platform of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) against Prince Dapo Abiodun who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The election declared Prince Abiodun winner against Senator Amosun’s anointed candidate with a margin of 19,517 votes.

The Eperu born governor, Prince Abiodun polled 241,670 votes to defeat Hon Akinlade who had 222,153 votes.

After a long silence and several party reconciliation moves, Senator Amosun who represents Ogun Central at the Senate, declared that his former political associate turned foe, Prince Abiodun did not win that election, and should not dream of victory in the forthcoming general election in 2023.

He added that he had moved on because of those that orchestrated the rigging have apologized to him.

While addressing the media, Senator Amosun said,” During the last election, thank God, Chief Osoba is here, I have said it, we won convincingly. They rigged, rigged, and ended up with 19,000. Some of them came to apologise to me. I can be mentioning names. We won that election. But I have moved on. We did our work, we will continue to do what we have to do. God will be with all of us,”.

He also declared that he was not in support of Abiodun’s administration, saying he must be removed.

Senator Amosun assured his supporters that the next line of action would soon be made public.

He expressed delight on constant ovation from the people of the state, saying “Well, I am happy. When you are in a place and they are telling you that you have done the work of four or five governors altogether. I feel elated. I am happy that they appreciated our little efforts.”

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