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Thursday’s Rally Remains Sacrosanct – Oyo APC Maintains



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Following the postponement of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign rally in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital last week, the state APC has said the new schedule of the event remains unchanged.

Naija News gathered that the Director-General of the APC Presidential Campaign Committee in the state, Isiaka Kolawole has confirmed that nothing is shifting the campaign rally slated for Thursday 16 February.

According to him, all is set for the event and the scheduled presidential rally of the APC in Ibadan remains sacrosanct.

Kolawole told pressmen on Wednesday at the party’s campaign office, Mokola in Ibadan that the rally would go ahead as planned and whoever tried to disrupt the rally would be resisted.

The APC chieftain’s reaction follows the protests over the scarcity of fuel and new naira notes across Ibadan.

Naija News recalls that the rally which was initially scheduled to hold last Tuesday was rescheduled for Thursday (tomorrow) as a result of the protest.

This platform reported that hitherto the shift in schedule last week Tuesday, Kolawole noted that the council was fully prepared for the rally.

He said: “Effort is in top gear to give Tinubu a rousing welcome in Oyo State. I can assure you that everything is set and all the critical stakeholders were carried along.

” I think everybody is set from leaders,  campaign council, members, and the general populace. We are fully prepared.

“We are not taking anything for granted, because we are all indigenes of this state. We won’t allow anyone to hold us to ransom.”

It was also learnt that expected at the event tomorrow with the APC presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu and his running mate, Kashim Shettima are nine state governors and seven serving ministers.