May 23, 2024

Former deputy national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George has described the reaction former governor of Osun state, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola to his recent interview as “untidy and uncharitable vituperation”.

Oyinlola had on Saturday advised George to seek forgiveness from former President Olusegun Obasanjo and stop attacking his benefactor.

Oyinlola stated this on Saturday in reaction to a recent interview by George where he described Obasanjo’s Coalition for Nigeria Movement as a deceit and waste of time while attacking its promoters.

But in a response he personally signed on Sunday, George  said,” I read today (Sunday) the untidy, uncharitable and irritable vituperations of Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola against my good self. I was rather astonished at the level of uninformed, reckless, misleading verbiage against me.”

He added, “Prince Oyinlola was very junior to me in the military. I am very senior to him in age. It was my humble self and the late Chief S.M. Afolabi who introduced him to our former President and my egbon Chief Olusegun Obasanjo.

“It was through me and the grace of God Almighty that he was elected governor of Osun State.  Oyinlola should not dabble into issues he does not know anything about at all. I have served several Generals with 100 per cent loyalty.

“I have no grudge against our former President. I have a lot of respect for him. I greet him wherever we meet with deep respect and reverence as a well born Yoruba man.

“Oyinlola, please don’t start to open any can of worms that you do not know where it will spill over to.

“When one is sent a slave’s errand, you should behave like a true, well born

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