It might have been an innocent comment, but it is rapidly turning into a major gaffe based on theattendant reactions.
Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun was a year older yesterday, May 29, 2020.
The Oil baron – owns petroleum company, Heyden - turned Governor clocked 60.
He was forced to host a virtual party – via Zoom – because of the prevailing threats of Covid-19 and the rules of engagement against it that insist on Social (physical) distancing and no large gathering naijacelebrities.net confirmed.
As part of the celebration, Governor Abiodun posted a self-congratulatory 60th birthday on his social media handle that reads in part ‘’...The devil manned a road block on our way to victory last year..’’
The message has immensely fueled Abiodun’s political fight with immediate past Governor Ibikunle Amosun since it town those who should know disclosed to naijacelebrities.net.
Supporters of Amosun and other political opponents are feasting on it claiming the ‘’ devil’’ reference was against Amosun.
Amosun was the strongest opposition to the gubernatorial ambition of Dapo Abiodun.
Amosun wrecked his years of ‘’extraordinary friendship’’ with Abiodun over the refusal to allow his friend to succeed him as the Governor of Ogun State.
As an out-going governor – and members of the All Progressives Congress – Amosun frustrated Abiodun at every turn within the party including sponsoring party men on the platform of another political organization to back his preferred candidate against Abiodun.
But Abiodun survived it all and emerged Governor of Ogun State with Amosun unrelenting in his opposition by continuing to work against his former friend at the federal level of government and the party.
‘’So when the governor made the devil manned a road block comment, it was easy for Amosun’s supporters to latch on to it as abuse against their supporters and those conversant with the situation at hand to interpret it the same way’’ a source affirmed.
Naijacelebrities.net gathered that supporters of Abiodun and Amosun are having ‘’heated’’ exchanges over the comment on and offline. – and those who want to escalate such situations having a field day.
Here is Governor Dapo Abiodun’s message in full