Prominent politicians from the South-West yesterday commended the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, for his role in the emergence of Femi Gbajabiamila as the Majority Leader in the House of Representatives.
They also lauded him for using the power of the office of the national chairman to promote the interests of Yoruba people.
The leaders expressed happiness with Speaker Yakubu Dogara’s acceptance of Femi Gbajabiamila as Majority Leader of the House and the contributions made by the national chairman of the party. They described Oyegun as a transparent and impartial father of all.
In a statement by the Chairman of Yoruba Front, YF, Alhaji Ganiyu Alao, at the end of an emergency meeting in Surulere, the leaders expressed satisfaction with Oyegun’s leadership and the matured way in which the House issue was resolved in favour of both Gbajabiamila and the Yoruba nation.
They commended President Muhammadu Buhari for demonstrating open-mindedness in the running of the party and the country.
“We are happy with the recent development in the House of Representatives. It is more about making the party work and where everybody’s voice matters.’’
They also said that the past should be dead and buried.
The leaders urged President Buhari to continue to perform his duties with moral and spiritual conviction and appealed to Nigerians to team up with him in the discharge of his onerous responsibilities.

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