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Fresh crisis is rocking the Oodua ...
Fresh crisis is rocking the Oodua Peoples' Congress (OPC) over the selection of a new leadership that excludes the National Coordinator, Otunba Gani Adams, who has been locked in a leadership tussle with OPC Founder, Dr. Frederick Fasheun, for several years now.
A Daily Sun report quoted an enraged Ajayi as saying that the new EXCO was single-handedly selected by Fasheun
Ajayi reportedly said: "We had approached Chief Fasheun on the need to elect a new executive for the OPC and make him our grand patron, since he is now the leader of a political party going by the name Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN. This step is necessary, as we do not want OPC to be seen as being partisan.
(Fasheun) had agreed with us on this step, but we are surprised to see a list of new EXCO of the OPC being published in a national daily today, October 1.
The fact that our dear leader, Dr. Gani Adams' name is missing and also that the list published has not been democratically arrived at and may stir controversy in the group and we want to prevent that.
So, we are calling for a democratic way of choosing new national excos for the group."
Daily Sun said that efforts to get Fasheun
to comment on the development did not yield results as he
did not pick his
call nor respond to text messages.
In this they were probably no ...
In this they were probably no worse than Dr. Frederick Fasheun, the Founder/President of the Oodua People's Congress.
Like the RP, Fasheun has also waged a relentless war against Sanusi especially in the media.
Not satisfied with his attack on the man in interview after interview, he published a full page advert in February this year in which he bluntly asked the president to sack the CBN governor.
"Time has come," he
said in the advert published in The Guardian of February 21, among other newspapers, "for the country to offload the incompetent, inconsistent and incoherent management currently running the Central Bank of Nigeria
Vanguard - Headlines : Bloodbath in Lagos as 10 die in OPC clash
... It's not an OPC affair, says FasheunThe founder and factional leader of OPC, Dr. Frederick Fasheun, yesterday, distanced his organisation from any complicity in the crisis which rocked Iyana Ipaja and environs.He
denied that the violence was as a result of clash of interest between the two factions of OPC
"The problem did not start as an OPC thing," he
Africa Forum - Forum Afrique - african forum - job forum - romance love dating - africa business - Apartheid – Nigerian Style
22 April 1999: Dr. Fredrick Fasheun, chairman of the Oodua People Congress (OPC) said that the Yoruba will not keep quiet and watch their continuous marginalisation by the few in government.Dr. Fasheun insisted that the OPC was not a violent organisation but that people in government should know that "violence begets violence."(Africa News)
We are all aware that Dr. ...
We are all aware that Dr. Frederick Fasheun of OPC came publicly to brag that he called some senior people to call for the postponement of the election from February 14, 2015 to March 28, 2015 when they realized that Jonathan was going to lose.