Amosun absent at Tinubu’s colloquium in Abuja

Ibikunle Amosun

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has stayed away from the 11th Bola Tinubu Colloquium held on Thursday at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Abuja.

Amosun, who had in person attended the last three Bola Tinubu colloquiums, was the only governor from South West conspicuously missing at the event.

Others governors from the region were all present – Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State; Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola; Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu; and Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State.

Amosun had been suspended from APC after supporting another party’s candidate during March 9 governorship election.

He blames APC leaders including Tinubu for not allowing his anointed candidate, Abiodun Akinlade, to become the party’s governorship candidate.

Some other governors present at the colloquium were Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State, who is also chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State.

Others were Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shuaibu; former Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola; and Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, was also at the event.