Buni Appointed To Axe Tinubu’s Ambition, Not Happy With Dogara’s Return’ – The Week In Political Quotes

Good Evening, to all readers and lovers of Naija News, the electric atmosphere of the Nigerian politic keeps many Nigerians attracted to political stories and dramas of many public office holders to God Fathers, political sons and gladiators.

However, here are some of the political quotes that give us a feel of what transpired in Nigeria and around the world in the passing week.

Top 5 Political Quotes In Nigeria For This Week

1. Akeredolu Speaks On Dragging Mimiko To EFCC

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has denied plotting to drag ex-governor Olusegun Mimiko to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Speaking through his Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, Akeredolu described social media reports as untrue, puerile and utterly mischievous.

in his words

Nonetheless, while Governor Akeredolu has nothing against his friend and immediate past predecessor, he has chosen to allow posterity to intercede and interpret the roles of men in whatever form.

2. APC Importing Thugs, May Arrest PDP Supporters – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of importing thugs to the state ahead of the governorship election.He made this known when he received Muslim leaders at the government house, in Benin city, the state capital, on Friday, who came to endorse him for a second term.

in his words

“As I speak to you now, you can’t imagine that police from Abuja are already in the state and have been paid to arrest our supporters. They have been paid by a billionaire to arrest Peoples Democratic Party supporters in the state.

“This billionaire sponsored the attacks on me and other PDP governors at the Palace. This is to tell you the level of corruption and impunity we face.

“They are planning violence, bringing arms, intimidating our supporters as part of their strategy. They know that if we have a free and fair election, they stand no chance. Their strategy is to continue with their propaganda and lies.

“They know they don’t have a record of performance; their plan is just to intimidate our supporters and ensure they stay off the polling booth.

3. ‘Buni Appointed To Axe Tinubu’s Ambition, Not Happy With Dogara’s Return’

Olusegun Bamgbose, a presidential hopeful, has claimed that the National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Mai Mala Buni, is not happy with the return of Yakubu Dogara. Naija News recalls that Dogara had recently dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and returned to the ruling APC

in his words

Tinubu and Dogara have refused to comment on it, they are in the best position to tell Nigerians, that it’s a mere rumour. “Governor Buni was never comfortable with Dogara’s return to APC, as that may alter their plan to weaken Tinubu’s chances, of emerging as APC presidential flag bearer come 2023.

4. Edo 2020: Obaseki Blows Hot, Says APC Provoking Him

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has vowed not to respond to provocations from the All Progressives Congress (APC).

He stated this on Thursday in Benin after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders’ meeting.

Naija News reports that the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum and governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, attended the meeting.

in his words

believe my powers should be used responsibly, particularly in the face of provocation, and especially what the other party did in the palace by attacking our supporters in an attempt to provoke me,” Obaseki said.

5. PDP Can Win Ondo, Ekiti If United – Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has noted that the Peoples Democratic Party can win the governorship elections in the Ondo and Ekiti if members of the party are united. The PDP chieftain stated this while speaking at the first year anniversary of the PDP South-West United Kingdom chapter via webinar on Monday, July 20, 2020.

in his words

“We lost in Ekiti state and Ondo states because the party was not united. The future of the PDP can still be revived in the South-West if the party unite and rebuild their differences.”“The upcoming elections in Ondo and Ekiti states within the next few months will be crucial in restoring public confidence.”

 

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