The All Progressive Congress (APC) Muslim Council, has said that it did not recognise any aspirant vying for the governorship ticket of the party.
In a statement put together by the coordinator of the group, Alhaji Takro Amidu, and the spokesperson, Akindele Ahmed, said the group had not endorsed one of the aspirants, Mr. Olusegun Abraham.
Abraham who is widely believed to be the choice of the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has been rejected again by this group.
Tinubu’s choice, Abraham has been rejected by a various aspirants within the party.
One of the aspirants, Dr. Tunji Abayomi, had earlier written an open letter to Tinubu, accusing the former governor of Lagos State of disrupting the unity within the party.
Abayomi who had faulted Tinubu on the grounds that it was better for the national leader to allow for other aspirant to exercise his right, rather than imposing an aspirant on the party.
Tinubu however said in a reaction that, like any member of the party, he had the right to choose whoever he likes for the governorship post.
The group said, “The APC Muslim Council comprising Ulamas, Chief Imams, Muslim leaders and all Muslim organisations in Ondo State has affirmed that its support will only be given to a credible, God-fearing person with demonstrable antecedents.
“We will only support an aspirant who would rule with equity and justice as stated by the Holy Quran. We will only endorse an aspirant who has practical antecedents of developing his or her people and community because community development is a highly rewarding act of worship in Islam.”