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One Key Thing Tinubu Can Do After APC State Congresses held

The state congresses of the All Progressives Congress didn't go well in some states of the federation. And it should be an assignment or task that Bola Tinubu needs to perform or carry out for the interest of the party. As the national leader of the APC, he should be concerned about what happens in each of the state chapters of the party.

The congress was violent in some states most especially in the southwest region. There was violence in Osun and Ogun State to be more specific. Gunshots were heard in the venue of the congress for a faction. The Osun Progresives (TOP) held a parallel Congress in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State.

Relatively the same thing happened in Ogun State. Mr. Dapo Abiodun and his faction held their own state congress at the popular MKO Abiola Stadium while Ibikunle Amosun had his own congress at another venue (Ake Palace Ground). The other Congress was reportedly disrupted.

There is no argument that the southwest region of the APC has issues which can affect the chances of the region in the next primary election of the party. No candidate has come out from the region to contest for the APC ticket. However, the gestures are clear that the region would jostle for the ticket.

Tinubu should feel concerned about how the congresses went yesterday. Even there was a parallel congress in Lagos State. A group loyal to Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode held the other Congress. Things have to be put in place ahead of the 2023 general elections or else the southwest region risks losing the chances in the party.

Mr. Bola Ahmed Tinubu should invite the top politicians of the APC to a meeting in which the matters arising from the state congress would be discussed. There are top personalities that determine what happens in the All Progressives Congress in southwest.

Take for instance, Tinubu should invite Mr. Ibikunle Amosun and Dapo Abiodun from Ogun State. They appear to be the main bulwarks of the APC in Ogun State. And if the matter is to be resolved, they are to be present or else the APC will go to the next general elections with factions.

Likewise, there would be a gubernatorial election in Osun State next year. Tinubu's allies are at loggerheads. The APC crisis in the state is between Rauf Aregbesola and Gboyega Oyetola. Tinubu should invite the two men and the issues should be addressed. Mr. Bisi Akande, a former governor of the state, should be involved as well.

This particular step would help to calm nerves and stop the possible escalation of the internal crises of the All Progressives Congress in the southwest region.

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