Aregbesola, former Governor of Osun State, on Tuesday held separate meetings with Adebayo Adelabu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the just concluded Oyo State governorship election, and Abiola Ajimobi, the outgoing Governor of the state.
As the post election crisis seems deepen and interesting in the camp of APC in Oyo State, Aregbesola, the ex governor of Osun State on Tuesday, travelled to Ibadan to meet with separately with Adelabu and Ajimobi.
While he met with Adelabu at his house at Iyaganku, Ibadan, he met with Ajimobi at the Oyo State Government House, Agodi, Ibadan.
Sources familiar with the meeting, which was carefully kept out of the notice of the media, said Aregbesola is keen on keeping Adelabu happy in the APC until 2023, believing that with his wealth, the party stands a chance of returning to power next time.
“Aregbesola told both of them that they have to manage things,” one of the sources said. “He believes that APC has to maintain Adelabu because they need someone who can finance the party, like him, and they believe Adelabu has billions to keep the party afloat as an opposition party.”
“Aregbesola believes that if Bayo can stay in the party till 2023, they can still definitely snatch the ticket from Makinde,” a second source added.