Ekiti Rebirth Organisation (ERO), the campaign group of a leading aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, has described as “wicked lies” the statement by the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, alleging that Ojudu masterminded the crisis that marred the APC primary election in Ekiti yesterday.
ERO Director General, Chief Ranti Adebisi, said that Fayemi’s statement was nothing but “another tantrums from Fayemi whose political fortune has taken a deep slide in recent times and whose entire campaign strategy was built on lies, orchestrated violence and cheap anti-democratic tricks.”
A statement signed by Fayemi’s Special Adviser on Media, Yinka Oyebode, had claimed that Ojudu and another aspirant, Bimbo Daramola, masterminded the violence and destruction of ballot boxes, having realised that the former governor was already in a clear lead in the four local councils that had cast their votes.
Adebisi however pointed out that the incident at the stadium was caught on camera and broadcast on national television. Read more