Former Nationwide Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has mentioned he didn’t participate within the occasion’s campaigns earlier than the simply concluded Edo State elections.
APC’s candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu misplaced to the incumbent and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP), Governor Godwin Obaseki.
Talking to reporters in Benin Metropolis, the state capital, Oyegun mentioned “I can not assist injustice” and can solely do what his conscience doesn’t think about fallacious.
“Let me put it this manner: I’m a person of conscience. I’m a robust believer in justice and honest play. I’m a robust believer that when the foundations of an affiliation you belong to have been so flagrantly disregarded, put apart, not complied with, then, you need to return to your conscience to say, can I assist what has occurred? I can not assist injustice.
“By way of going out to work for injustice, I hope you get the that means? Going out, to say, what I in my conscience I thought-about fallacious, I’m not supporting working for it, to be instituted, l can not try this. And regular individuals mustn’t try this. Your loyalty in life ought to be what is true, that’s precept.
“Don’t overlook, at each level, my views had been recognized and it’s not that I disguise and I mentioned nothing,” Oyegun defined.