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Wednesday 10 June 2020

No Cold War Brewing Between Aregbesola And I — Tinubu

Tinubu and Aregbesola

There is apprehension in the La­gos State chapter of the All Pro­gressives Congress (APC) follow­ing the disbandment of factional groups within the party like Justice Forum and Mandate Group.

Few days ago, Alhaji Rauf Enilolobo, Organis­ing Secretary of the APC in Lagos, who is a staunch ally of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbeso­la, Minister of Interior, was named the chairman of the Mandate Group.

The development, Daily Independent gathered, did not go down well with some Tinubu’s loyalists.

At a meeting held at State House Marina Tues­day afternoon and attend­ed among others by APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and Gover­nor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor’s Advisory Council warned any mem­ber engaging in factional groupings should be ready to face sanctions.

Virtually all the 27 GAC members attended the meeting held with strict observance of the social distancing protocol of the government.

In a communique at the end of the meeting, the council traced the origin of the Justice Forum and Mandate Group, pointing out that such groups were not an end in themselves but a means to an end.

The JF was birthed during the heady days of the annulment of June 12. It was put in place to can­vass revalidation of the election.

Mandate Group on its part was started by Asiwa­ju Tinubu in the build-up to the 1999 governorship race to advance his interest in the defunct Alliance for Democracy race, which he won and eventually rose to become governor.

The GAC members were unanimous in their resolve to ban factional groups and strengthen the APC, main­taining that the party is a united party, a united fam­ily

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