The two parties (Ogun APC and NWC primary committee) refused to work together eventually resulting to the conduct of two parallel governorship primaries in Ogun.
As expected, the Ogun APC loyal to Mr Amosun declared Mr Akinlabi winner of its governorship primary. However, the Muhammed Ndabawa-led electoral committee declared another aspirant, Dapo Abiodun, winner of the governorship primary it conducted.
Both primaries were conducted same day, Wednesday.
By Thursday, Mr Amosun joined some other APC governors in Abuja to protest the conduct of primaries in their states.
As reported by Naija News, the aggrieved governors met with both Mr Oshiomhole and earlier with President Muhammadu Buhari.
However on Thursday night, the APC NWC released a statement through its acting national publicity secretary, Yekini Nabena in which it affirmed Dapo Abiodun as the winner of the Ogun governorship primary.
Mr Abiodun won with 102,305 votes while his opponents Jimi Lawal scored 51,153, Kunle Akinlade – 23, 443, Bimbo Ashiru – 29, 764, Adegbenga Kaka – 17, 771 and Abayomi Koroto – 9, 610.
It is not yet clear what action Mr Amosun will take with the latest announcement.
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