By Sunday Akintoye
Former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala has promised to promote unity and progress in the All Progressives Congress (APC) chapter in the state.
Akala, who is the Chairman of the APC reconciliation committee in Oyo State, gave the pledge in a letter entitled “Oneness and Progress, Our Focus’’ and made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Ibadan.
According to him, a level playing ground will be provided among aspirants seeking elective public offices on the party’s platform.
“I want to re-assure you all great men and women of the APC in Oyo State that I, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, will remain neutral in the scheme of activities of the party.
“I am not in support of any aspirant for any elective office and will never go against the wish of the people.I am an advocate of internal democracy that will promote oneness and progress. I reiterate categorically that I am against imposition,” he said.
The reconciliation committee chairman said that the pockets of factions in the party had been officially resolved and had become a thing of the past.
“As we are all aware, our great party, the APC has been through series of upheavals in recent past, but I am glad to inform you officially that this has now become a thing of the past.