A prominent chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State, Lasisi Ayinla Kolawole Jimoh, has said the ruling APC government in the state is too fragmented to win the 2023 re-election of its gubernatorial candidate.
In a chat with Skynewslink.com in Ilorin on Wednesday, the elder statesman blamed the fragmentation of the party on the crisis which hit the party shortly after its victory in the 2019 gubernatorial election in the area with the incumbent Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq emerging winner.
He described the development as worrisome and a big problem which could be mended with sincerity of purpose by the leadership.
Jimoh said four former aggrieved members of the APC are now gubernatorial candidates on different political party platforms,” it is a big minus to the APC, knowing full well that they have formidable followers in the state.
The four former aggrieved members of the party now contesting the gubernatorial election on different platforms include Yaman Shuaib Abdullahi, of the PDP, Professor Shuaib Oba Abdulraheem, of the NNPP, Waziri Yakubu Gobir, of the YPP and Hakeem Lawal, of the SDP.
Jimoh, a former gubernatorial candidate of the defunct Nigeria Peoples Party, NPP, said the four aggrieved members played prominent roles and worked very hard to ensure the party’s victory in the 2019 elections but were frustrated out of the party