Atiku Support Group Decries Tinubu’s Alleged Infiltration Of Afenifere


A support group for the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, the South-West Media Outreach for Atiku Abubakar (SWMOAA), has criticised the recent romance by the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, with a faction of the apex pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, led by Pa Reuben Fasoranti.

A statement signed by its coordinator, Kola Ilori, said “What played out in Akure when Tinubu and the self-styled Yoruba leaders came visiting, and which has been adequately described in many quarters as ‘abduction of Pa Fasoranti,’ was the height of greed, desperation and selfishness.”

According to the statement, it was a known fact that Tinubu never recognised Pa Fasoranti as the leader of Afenifere, rather, it was Chief Ayo Fasanmi that Tinubu and his party’s governors coveted as the Afenifere leader.

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Source: Leadership Newspaper