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Ondo 2020: Tinubu, Fayemi, Akande, others meet over lingering crisis - TheCityPulseNews.com
A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, and the pioneer chairman of the party, Bisi Akande, led other South-west leaders of the party to Akure, the Ondo State capital on Tuesday, to work together to ensure the party emerged victorious in next year’s governorship election. The party in the state has been divided since the primaries leading up to the last election, with the emergences of a faction opposed to the governor. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who initially failed to unite the party members immediately after emerging as governor of the state, lately began to sue for peace as challenges against him for the APC ticket ahead of next year’s polls became imminent. A meeting between him and Mr Tinubu was earlier held in Abuja where both leaders reportedly buried the hatchet. The opposing faction are populated by loyalists of the national leader, whose singular ambition is to ensure Mr Akeredolu failed in his bid to secure a return ticket to the Alagbaka government house. Parley Speaking at the meeting, Mr Tinubu, who noted that conflicts were not strange in the political environment, charged leaders and members of the party in the state “not to destroy the house …