Governorship tussle: At last, Tinubu reconciles Owan Enoh, Bassey Otu in Cross River

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The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has reconciled Senator John Owan-Enoh with Senator Bassey Edet Otu, the governorship candidate of the party in Cross River.

Owan-Enoh had dragged Senator Otu and the APC to court over the conduct of the governorship primaries which produced the later as winner.

After losing at the Federal High Court, Owan-Enoh had proceeded to the Appeal Court where he also lost last week.

Owan-Enoh had vowed to end the matter at the Supreme Court but the intervention of Senator Tinubu may have brought the matter to a close.

Speaking while calling out both Owan-Enoh and Otu during a town hall meeting of the party for the South South zone in Calabar, Tuesday, Tinubu appealed to Owan-Enoh to withdraw the lawsuit against governorship candidate no matter the level of grievances he may have felt.

“I know you may have felt aggrieved and very angry but as far as we remain on earth, disappointments and pains would always come. Please, let this matter end today and here. Withdraw the lawsuit and give peace a chance.

“We will enter the election as one family because we are not ready to give our opponents any chance,” he stated.

He also used the opportunity to reconcile Mrs Mary Ekpere-Etta with Rt Hon Eteng Jones William over the central senatorial district ticket.

Ekpere-Etta had dragged Rt. Hon Williams, the current Speaker of the State House of Assembly, to court over the outcome of the central senatorial primaries.

Tinubu promised infrastructural and human capacity development when elected into office.

“We will work with our governors to realise our collective dreams. After the elections, we will know who is who and I tell you, we will beat them silly,” he stated.

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