The Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Reconciliation Committee, Governor Abubakar Bello, on Friday met with the party’s governorship aspirants in Ondo State for reconciliation ahead of July 20 primary in the state.
He told journalists shortly after the meeting that the main objective of the committee was to reconcile party members in the state.
The Niger governor said: “The reason we are here is for the reconciliation in Ondo State.
“We have met with the aspirants.
“Our paramount objective is to ensure victory in the forthcoming election.
“We have met with the stakeholders on what we should do to have peace in the party.
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“We members of the committee would do everything we can to reconcile all members of the party to resolve any crisis.
“Success of the APC is what we must seek. We should not take action that will make us lose the election.”
Speaking on agitation for direct primary, Bello added that the committee would recommend whatever the members wanted to the party’s national leadership.
“If a direct primary is what the stakeholders want, we will recommend to the national headquarters,” he said.
The six aspirants that attended the meeting were – Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Mr. Ifeoluwa Oyedele, Mr. Bukola Adetula, Ambassador Sola Iji, Mrs. Jumoke Anifowose, and Mr. Jimi Odimayo.