Dyepkazah Shibayan, Abuja
National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), John Oyegun Yesterday refuted claims in some quarters saying that he is soliciting to get the position of Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).
The Chairman of the party told journalists in Abuja that he has nev- er solicited any position in the party other than the seat he is presently occupying.
“I have not in anyway, in capital letters and underlined, solicited for any position other than the national chairmanship of APC.
“I think I am clear enough, isn’t it? And nobody has approached me onthatheisconsideringmeeither on that position or another.”
Oyegun who said that there is no dispute between the leadership of the party and President Muhammadu Buhari over the ministerial list also said stated that the President has the right to consult as widely as possible, saying he might pick peo- ple within the party and outside the party, because it is his prerogative and the party cannot question that.
“There is absolutely no dispute between the party and the president. We agreed that we shall use all manner of people: politicians, technocrats, all manner of people, even if not politicians, who can deliver and who subscribe passionately to the agenda of the president, to move this country forward.