Contrary to the media report, Chief Odigie John Oyegun the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC has said he is always grateful to the national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and every party members for helping him one way or the other to become the national chairman.
There were earlier reports from some section of the media, News Punch not inclusive that Chief Oyegun said Tinubu did not help him become the national chairman of the APC.
But a further check by News Punch on the purported interview the Vanguard Newspaper revealed that Oyegun did not deny the fact that Tinubu helped him. What Oyegun actually said in the interview was that just like Tinubu, all other party members also helped him.
Chief Oyegun in the Vanguard Newspaper frowned at singling out an individual as his benefactor en route his emergence as the APC Chairman
What the APC National Chairman actually said when asked a question that some people are alleging that he has not been fair to those who assisted him to emerge National Chairman of the party, especially, Bola Tinubu is that everybody in the party and not a particular individual aided his emergence.
“Everybody assisted me to this position and I am grateful to all of them. The only thing is my personality and integrity; I don’t joke with these two things because they are the only currency that I have and I will defend them at any time.
“I don’t believe one particular person solely assisted me to this position, everybody assisted me and someday, the story of how I became chairman of APC will be told.
“You will then see that everybody did assist me to become National Chairman. This means that I am there for everybody. I don’t belong to any camp in the APC. I belong to all members of APC high and below.”
Read the full interview from Vanguard Newspaper