The Osun State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the faction of the party backed by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, of plotting a violent protest against the State chairman of the party, Gboyega Famoodun.
This was contained in a statement by the Media Adviser to Osun APC chairman, Kola Olabisi, on Monday.
According to Olabisi, a group from the State as well as some PDP members have risen to fund a series of demonstrations against Famodun, following the outcome of the Osun gubernatorial election.
The APC members accused Aregbesola’s faction of openly celebrating the loss of the incumbent Governor, Gboyega Oyetola and the victory of PDP across social media.
The statement read: “It was also gathered that the intention of the said TOP leadership under the self-asserted patronship of the Interior Minister who was the immediate-past governor of the State, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, is to go for the jugular of the leadership of the APC at all the various levels across the State after they had patently and conscientiously worked for the PDP victory in the governorship election.
“The intelligence report further revealed that part of the intentions of TOP is to work towards putting the leadership of the APC under their new political ally in Senator Ademola Adeleke under whose administration they wish to reap their unalloyed support for by way of appointments and patronages during the last governorship election.
“Another targeted intention of the inglorious TOP handlers is to create a series of violent protests across the state as a prelude or precondition for the creation of a state of emergency in the State in order to create a false impression that peace has eluded the perpetually peaceful State under the administration of Governor Oyetola.”