Why other chairmanship aspirants stepped down for me – Oshiomhole


The new National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has insisted that the other candidates withdrew themselves “unconditionally”.

Oshiomhole stated this at the party’s National Convention on Saturday in Abuja.

The former Edo Governor claimed that he emerged unopposed because of the trust his other colleagues had for him.

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Oshiomhole was unopposed after a voice affirmation by party members.

“Few days before today, all the other candidates, one after the other decided individually, on their own to withdraw unconditionally. So to God be the glory,” he said.

“When people trust you, then half of the job is done. When you are free to initiate ideas, you are able to mediate with your internal differences so that the people know that you are their own and that you are not working against them, there will be no suspicion about who you have to use or the person you settle for.

“Number two is that we have to promise the world a people democracy. We give members the voice by ensuring that party members and everybody discuss issues and at the national level, we need to challenge the political elites and the business elites to discuss issues of the economy.”



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