In the originating summon deposed to by Akinyele’s lawyers, T. J. Omidoyin and Tunde Oke, on Wednesday 26, February said their client right, who was also an aspirant for the position of Deputy Vice Chairman had been violated and grossly infringed upon by the action taken by the Com. Adams Oshiomhole led National Working Committee.
The APC chieftain stated that he expressed his interest to vie for the position in a letter dated 20th January, 2020, which he forwarded to Ekiti APC to nominate him for the position, and this he attached as exhibit. Aside from Ajimobi and Akinleye, Senator Gbenga Aluko is also contesting for the vacant position and was the preferred candidate from Ekiti APC.
The position was declared vacant following the appointment of former governor of Ekiti State and occupier of the position since 2018,
Chief Niyi Adebayo,as the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment.
Joined in the suit are: APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole(1st respondent), National Working Committee(2nd), National Vice Chairman, South West(3rd), APC South West Zonal Caucus(4th), Ekiti State Chairman of APC(5th), Ekiti State Caucus of APC(6th), All Progressives Congress (7th) and Senator Abiola Ajimobi(8th).