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Neither Okorocha nor I had any hand in Oshiomhole’s detention by DSS — Amosun

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Ogun State Governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun; Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, and their Osun State counterpart, Governor Rauf Aregbesola, during the APC Zonal Public Hearing on Federalism held in Benin City,

By Chijioke Okoronkwo

Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has dismissed rumours that he and Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo are behind the alleged detention and grilling of All Progressives Congress(APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole over the weekend.

Oshiomhole was reportedly detained and questioned on Nov. 4 by the Department of State Services (DSS) over the fallout of the APC primaries.

Speaking with State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Amosun said he did not have such capacity.

“I think you are giving me an oversight role. I am not a security person; so, clearly, that question will probably not be for me.

“I don’t hide under a finger and fight; if there is need for me to put my views across, you know by now, I will do it.”

The governor, who sounded evasive, said that all that needed to be said about the APC crisis had been said; hence no need to sound like `a broken grammaphone’.

He said it was not true that he was having problem with the leadership of the party.

It would be realled that three APC governors — Okorocha, Amosun and Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara have been at loggerheads with Oshiomhole over the outcome of the party’s primaries.