Boroffice bombs Akeredolu, accuses governor of polarizing Ondo APC


Professor Ajayi Boroffice, senator representing Ondo North Senatorial District of Ondo state has said all is not well with the state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) because of the manner Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu is handling issues in the party.

The senator accused the governor of polarizing the party in the state.

In a statement made available to newsmen on Monday by his media aide, Kayode Fakuyi, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Science and Technology accused Mr. Akeredolu of threatening leaders who hold contrary opinions with expulsion rather than embrace them in the interest of the party.

“Despite the controversial emergence of Governor Akeredolu as the candidate of All Progressives Congress in 2016, Senator Boroffice worked tirelessly for the victory of our great party, the All Progressives Congress, during the governorship poll which held on the 26th of November, 2016. The voters at his polling unit are living witnesses to this assertion.

“Today, the attitude of governor to other party leaders in Ondo State, who do not see issues from his perspective, has unfortunately polarized the Ondo State chapter of the party and alienated a critical mass of the party leadership and supporters as well.

“Based on the above referenced developments, Senator Boroffice is of the view that all is not well with All Progressives Congress in the Sunshine State. Rather than embrace the challenges of leadership and reach out to every leader of the party, the governor preferred to run the government of Ondo State and the party with his trifling followership. He continues to erroneously lay claim to the ownership of the party. He continues to threaten other party leaders with threat of expulsion from the party.

“The National Leadership of our great party cannot forget in a hurry the road we had to travel to reach where we are; it is our collective will and unity of purpose that have taken us this far.  To destroy the legacy is to destroy the great bond that binds us together as members of the All Progressives Congress.

“It is our unshakable article of faith that moral justice is an armament of political and socio-economic progress. There can be no justice when someone appropriates our common wealth and violates our common law (APC Constitution, 2014 as amended) that binds us together.

“We therefore call on the National Leadership of our great party to urgently intervene in the crisis plaguing the Ondo State chapter of the party. We cannot afford to sweep under the carpet issues polarizing the APC in Ondo State as we move into another round of congresses and general elections.

“It is for this reason that His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari has called for reconciliation of leaders and resolutions of disputed issues. This is the wise road to travel and we cannot dissent. Therefore, Senator Boroffice wishes to express full confidence in the Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led presidential committee. We fully support our National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on this course.” part of the statement read.

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  1. Mr Senator Borroface, with due respect Sir, is not possible that you eat your cake and have it. we are in the State and know what is happen, due to your failure in last primary election, it was obvious that you declare and worked for AD, meanwhile some of your colleague that did so were decamp back to APC. Like Oke, Oyato and others but, your stubbornness and the way you see yourself as Senator you think you wise. Enu o se, Oga will forever remains Oga, now Ondo APC have had leader, so go and collide with them. Asiwaju cannot solve this issue, this is anti-party issue and you most face the nemeses


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