Jimoh Ibrahim withdraws suit against Ondo APC primaries, harps on internal democracy

By John Odunayo

National Assembly member and business mogul, Senator Jimoh Ibrahim, has withdrawn the suit he filed against the All Progressives Congress governorship primary in Ondo State.

This was made note in a notice of withdrawal of suit No FHC/ABJ/CS/588/2024 made available on Tuesday.

Ibrahim, the senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, who contested in the APC governorship primary election in Ondo State, said he was dissatisfaction with the outcome ans headed to the court to challenge APC and Governor Lucky Ayedatiwa, who won the election.

He filed the suit in Abuja.

However, the Senator stated in the notice, “The suit is now withdrawn due to the intervention of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR”.

He stated, “The President called me, had a meeting with me, and assured me that he will as the leader of the party improve on internal democracy within our party, and I will need to withdraw the case to enable him to chart a way forward.

“The Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, earlier visited my Asokoro residence for several hours after another unsuccessful visit to my hotel room in Akure.

“I cannot disobey the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria because the issue am fighting for is not personal. It is simply to improve internal democracy to which the President has promised improvement. My respect for the President is absolute!

“Let me use this opportunity to thank Mr. President for the words of wisdom and encouragement during my meeting with him which lasted over one hour and his various interactions with me on the telephone during which he emphasized his commitment to internal democracy over and over again. Thank you, Mr. President.

“The withdrawal of this legendary suit is concise with the first year of Mr President’s incredible performance in office, and this is my gift of the “cake” of the first anniversary!”

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