It was a joke it jubilation galore for members of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Osun state as the party would meet with its aspirants ahead of the September 22 governorship election any moment from now.
The meeting, it was gathered is part of strategies to ensure peace ahead of the election and to also plan on how Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s successor would emerge.
Party faithful were sighted dancing and jubilating along the popular Ola-Iya junctions, while some were heading to the party secretariat to register their solidarity to the aspirants.
The Director of Publicity of the party in the state, Barr. Kunle Oyatomi,had said the meeting would hold at the party Secretariat along Gbongan road, Osogbo.
According to Oyatomi, the meeting was called to appeal to the aspirants on the way to go about their campaign with a view to have peaceful process.
Speaking on why the party has refused to lift ban on political activities in the past months, he said APC was concerned about peaceful process and how it would win the election.
He said the ban may be lifted after today’s meeting maintaining that aspirants would be given level playing ground.
The party’s aspirants had been banned from going out for any activity regarding the forthcoming governorship election.