by Haruna Salami
The senator representing Osun East, Francis Fadahunsi has said people have been clinging to Bola Tinubu since he indicated his intention to run for president of Nigeria in 2023 election, because of poverty.
Fadahunsi stated this in an interview with some journalists at the National Assembly after the upper
chamber re-amended the Electoral Act (2010) Amendment Bill paving way for political parties to use
either direct, indirect primaries or consensus candidature in selecting candidates for elections at all
According to him, those Tinubu “empowered” in the South West, unfortunately didn’t return his good
gesture, making the former Lagos state governor turn to the North for support thereby paving way for
the North to have a bite of his “generosity”.
He advised people to watch and see where the APC national chairman will come from since “you can’t
have national chairman and presidential candidate from the same zone”.
The Osun senator regretted that his own party, the PDP is losing ground in the South West, especially
Ekiti state through the former governor of the state, Ayo Fayose, adding that the next target of Tinubu’s
APC us Osun state.
On the “fight” between Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola and the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, Fadahunsi said “people should ask the duo why father and son are fighting”, adding, they
are the only ones who know why they are fighting.
On the recent rice pyramid launch in Abuja, the former Customs officer said it was “artificial” and
indicated that “all is not well. It was premeditated”, adding “are the rice not going back?.
He said “the North cannot feed us again because of the problem it is facing”.