The internal crisis rocking the ruling Ogun State Chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC) over its primaries on Monday escalated into a frightening dimension as Governor Ibikunle Amosun said he would use government resources to deal with the opposing group within the party.
Penpushing recalled that, the party which is divided into two faction has continued to face internal wrangling following allegation against the Governor, of personalising the party, and had effrontery of imposing governorship candidate for the party, under unconstitutional ‘consensus” method
Amosun who spoke at a political meeting organized to prepare for a rescheduled primaries, charged his supporters to keep their ‘gun powder dry’, stressing that it is going to be no retreat, no surrender.
“I learnt that some councilors are working against our interest. It is because they are still receiving salaries, by the time they stop receiving salaries we would see what they can do’
Penpushing further reports that, the Governor while further attacking those he alleged to be opposing his actions so far, on the All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries, boasted that he would ground them at the end of the day.
He added, ‘God had disgraced them before and I know that the same God will hammer them more .I have told them, we have the party, we have the government, and we as well have the people .I will not give anybody any money to vote but I will give money to move people from one place to the other.
“Infact, what I gave you the last time, I will give you again. We are fully prepared, No retreat no surrender because we got to where we are today by the benevolent of the almighty God’, Amosun stated.
“I have told you before that anywhere, we are there and just like I have said before, now it is operation deliver your ward. They said they wanted direct before but now they said they wanted ballot anyone they wanted we are ready for them.
“Some characters said some people are hunting their lives, nobody wants to kill them, it is their handi work that wants to kill them. I am Governor of everywhere in this State, I remain the chief security officer of this State. Yesterday I went round and Infact they broke the glass of my vehicle’
Penpushing further reports that, as at the end of the meeting by the stakeholders and the Governor, it was not yet clear when exactly the primaries of the party will take place