Nationwide Chairman, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole, has mentioned that God will punish former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, when President Muhammadu Buhari defeats them on the 2019 presidential election.
The previous Edo State governor, who spoke to newsmen after receiving APC girls leaders from Edo State, who paid him a solidarity go to in his workplace in Aso drive, in Abuja, additionally reminded Obasanjo that he swore that God ought to punish him if he ever supported his former deputy, Atiku, to change into the president.
He additional famous that the ruling is rather more stronger in Ogun and Imo states regardless of grievances of their governors, Ibikunle Amosun and Rochas Okorocha, respectively, stressing that APC will work arduous to ship the governorship candidates of the with out them.
Requested his fears for 2019 elections, he mentioned: “I’ll fairly inform you my hopes and that’s that Buhari will win by getting extra votes than he obtained earlier than. No person has mentioned that Buhari is a thief, however who mentioned that the opposite particular person is a thief was the particular person he labored with.
“In case you are working with me and I mentioned that you’re thief, that God will punish me if I help you and if you find yourself confused as a result of your provide line has been chopped off and also you enter a brand new deal, come again to say I now help you, that God you invoked together with your title to punish you for those who help that particular person is about to go to work and He’ll go to work in February subsequent 12 months. He’ll punish you completely and punish the particular person he’s supporting in favour of Nigeria,” he mentioned.
Whereas describing the governors as poor college students of historical past who had forgotten the place they got here from to hitch the APC, Oshiomhole mentioned argued that some APC governors don’t have any electoral values any longer.
“Our reputation in Imo and Ogun states are a lot greater. What you don’t know and Nigerians at all times made me shock by pondering that after you’re a governor, you might have electoral worth. Sure, now we have overwhelming majority of the APC governors with electoral worth however we even have others with out electoral values.
“I can concretely inform you at present that in Imo state, APC will win extra votes. As I mentioned, it’s about numbers and my focus is concerning the strange Imo voters as a result of the governor, his Commissioner for Happiness and the son in-law have just one vote on that day.
“However these mechanics, market girls, college lecturers and employees whose salaries are unpaid for years which have the identical weight of votes. They’re excited concerning the new prospects of a brand new authorities coming with new concept free from all of the encumbrances of the current system. I’m very assured in Imo.
“Additionally, in Ogun state, don’t neglect that the vp is from Ogun state. We can not give attention to one particular person and never on the opposite. Ogun is among the most enlightened state within the nation and that’s the place Chief Awolowo got here from. “They’ve an enormous historical past in a political kingdom headed by one particular person.
When a baby ran out of his father’s home to bear a brand new title based on historical past and the Bible, he returned when the climate completely beat him as a prodigal son. That’s the reason APC has prodigal sons. Those that suppose that their political future is tied to are poor college students of historical past.
“They neglect that a few of these individuals pondering that they’re invisible have run election earlier than and misplaced deposit till they deserted their events and joined us. In the event that they return again, historical past will repeat itself,” he mentioned.