Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has vowed that he will not join political enemies to shoot down the National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, as according to him he has paid his dues.
Speaking with journalists as part of the events commemorating his 60th birthday, he described Tinubu as one of the greatest builders of men in Yoruba land and Nigeria at large.
“I am not championing the course of Tinubu, I am not in the position to do that, but there is no denying the fact that Tinubu is a prominent Yoruba leader, whether in APC or in PDP. There is no gainsaying that fact. Fayose is a prominent son of Yoruba nation. Governors Nyesom Wike, Ifeanyi Okowa, Okezie Ikpeazu, are prominent sons of southern Nigeria.
“What I am trying to say is that we can’t hide their identities and goodwill for political reasons. We can’t deny their contributions. Other leaders from the North like Ahmadu Bello Sardauna, they made different impacts not necessarily like Awolowo. So, Tinubu has paid his dues. I have paid my dues, Okowa has paid his dues, Wike has paid his dues, we need to acknowledge them.
He further stated that he won’t dump PDP despite the crisis rocking the south-west caucus of the party.