#Ogun2019: Yayi Secretly Poaches Amosun’s Loyalists


Three years to the  governorship election in Ogun State,  a Senator representing Lagos West, Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola aka Yayi who is believed would contest the coming governorship election seems not be leaving a stone unturned as he may  have adopted a  secret approach to pouch some loyalists of the incumbent governor,  Senator Ibikunle Amosun to his side.
It was gathered that the decision not to have confrontation with Amosun who is serving his second and last term in office may have been to weaken the structure of the governor.
Yayi who is still a card carrying member of All Progressives Congress in Lagos state had attempted to contest as a Senator in Ogun West Senatorial District on the platform of APC, but was denied by Amosun.
It was gathered that, Amosun did not only blocked his chance despite his huge financial muscle, showed him the way out of the State which prompted him to contest as a Senator in Lagos.
According to an inner source, Yayi has crept into almost all the 20 Local Government Areas and have allegedly induced some Amosun's loyalists who huge money.
He was said to be considering another plan should in case he did not get the APC ticket to contest for governor in Ogun state.
As at the moment, Yayi has floated a political group tagged De Democrat and has secretly launched it in all the local government areas of the state.
It was gathered that, in some local governments including Ikenne many former loyalists of Amosun were said to have declared their support for Yayi and had begun work in earnest.
Some of the loyalists of Amosun who had served as either Chairman or Special Adviser to the Governor including former Chairman Ujebu-Ode local government,  Hon Rasak Daada,  Special Adviser to Governor,  simply identified as  Hon Kope, Hon Femi Odufowoka , Dr Odemuyiwa and Mr  Fola kuti, the son of Abusiedumari from Ijebu Igbo .
Others are former Chairman Sagamu local government,  Mrs Funmilayo Efuwape ,
Evangelist J Ola Ifede, Hon Segun Ogunleye, Hon Idowu Ogunnubi, Yeye Odua who all reportedly declared their support for Yayi along  along with their members.
Some of the former loyalists of Amosun  were quoted to have said that  they have a strong determination to ensure that everyone key into the Yayi Movement drive which is targeted towards mass mobilization of passionate supporters and followers alike. Our goal is to turn 'YAYI' into a household name.
Meanwhile, there had been reports that about 200 former councilors from the 234 wards in Ogun state were reported to have pledged their support for the Senator's 2019 ambition.


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