Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is a strong man but even he knows when to avoid the translation of push to shove. He has gone from saying Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele should hold his ambition of running for the Ekiti State Governorship office to saying he is free to contest the elections against the incumbent Dr. Kayode Fayemi. This is a different position from his previous stance that seemed to give Governor Fayemi a clear path to the ACN ticket.
His Press Release from yesterday evening clearly stated “Opeyemi Bamidele, has the right to (to contest the ACN primaries against the incumbent Governor. The press release can be read here http://omojuwa.com/2013/07/asiwaju-bola-tinubu-releases-statement-on-hon-opeyemi-bamidele/
Is this the beginning of the much expected genuine democratisation within the leading opposition groups gearing to form the APC? Only time will tell but this is a good start.
You can read my article on the democratisation of the APC here http://omojuwa.com/2013/07/the-tinubu-inspired-apc-suicidal-dance-of-shame-omojuwa/