Deciding on who would be the guber candidate of the Kwara state APC, has become a point of discussion and a task faced by stakeholders in the party. The party leaders are currently divided over the method to be adopted in deciding who picks the party’s ticket.
A source told Global Excellence that other aspirants are canvassing for Direct Primary, while Dele Belgore and some party stalwarts in Abuja are in support of the Indirect Primary. Dele Belgore we reliably learned is being positioned for the ticket by some ministers in Abuja particularly, Mr Raji Fashola and he is the only one in support of the Indirect Primary, he was also the one who suggested at a meeting held a few days ago that the party should find a way of pegging the amount the aspirants should offer the delegates.
Meetings are being held regularly towards seeking a common front and making the aspirants toe same path. The APC guber aspirants are ; Prof . Oba Abdulraheem, Alh. Yahman Abdulahi , Dele Belgore SAN, Kawu Moddibo, Tajudeen Audu, Gobir, Yahaya Seriki, Akeem Lawal, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Hon. Moshood Mustapha , Mallam Salihu Mustapha and Alhaji Lukman Mustapha. They all belong to the Bashir Bolarinwa -led Caretaker Committee that enjoys the backing of the APC national leadership while Alhaji Wahab Omotoshe is the only guber aspirant of the Ishola Balogun Fulani state exco which has though been dissolved by the national leadership of the party.
Things are beginning to take shape and the tempo of activities are increasing as the Amazon of the Saraki family, Senator Gbemisola Saraki who had been missing in action for more than two years now is back in Ilorin and she has been busy holding meetings and strategizing.