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Former Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun said those who orchestrated the rigging that led to Governor Dapo Abiodun’s victory in 2019 have apologized to him
Amosun who broke his almost four years silence over the 2019 governorship election, declared that Abiodun did not win the election.
Amosun had backed Adekunle Akinlade who contested on the platform of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) against Abiodun who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Akinlade was defeated by Abiodun with a margin of 19,517 votes when Abiodun polled 241,670 votes while Akinlade garnered 222,153 votes.
Amosun broke his silence on Friday in Abeokuta while speaking after receiving an award from the Abeokuta Club to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the association.
Amosun stated that the 2019 governorship election in the state was rigged to favour the incumbent governor.
He said he had moved on after the people behind Abiodun victory had Apologised to him .
“During the last election, thank God, Chief Osoba is here, I have said it, we won convincingly. They rigged, rigged, and ended up with 19,000.
“Some of them came to apologies to me. I can be mentioning names. We won that election. But I have moved on.
“We did our work, we will continue to do what we have to do. God will be with all of us,” the former Governor said.
Speaking later in an interview with newsmen, Amosun declared that he was not in support of Abiodun’s administration, saying he must be removed.
He also assured his supporters that the nextline of action would soon be made public.
“Well, I am happy. When you are in a place and they are telling you that you have done the work of four or five governors altogether. I feel elated. I am happy that they appreciated our little efforts.
“Just wait, very soon, you will hear where we are going next. Clearly, you know my stand, and my stand is my stand. I am not supporting this administration that is there now. He must be removed,” he said.
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