The feud between Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State and his predecessor, Rauf Aregbesola.
Minister of Interior, took another ugly twist at the weekend as their supporters traded blames following the conduct of last Saturday’s All Progressives Congress (APC) ward congresses in the state.
Prior to the conduct of the congress, the minister and his proxies had openly boasted to take over the party structure from the governor and deny him a second term.
According to Topcityvibe findings, they had claimed that Oyetola was reversing the policies of Aregbesola and was also working to erase his legacies, despite the role the minister played in his election in 2018.
o demonstrate their readiness for political war against Oyetola, they floated a group, The Osun Progressives (TOP), and announced Aregbesola; former Osun Speaker, Najim Salam; former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuff Lasun, and former Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and 2018 governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Moshood Adeoti, as Board of Trustees (BoT) members, with the former governor as the chairman of the BoT.
Speaking with Daily Independent, a party leader in the camp of the governor said Aregbesola has been visiting the state without recourse to the governor.
“While Aregbesola publicly announced his endorsement of TOP, Adeoti and Salam did not. But while Salam has been hobnobbing openly with TOP, Adeoti does not as he continues to shutt