Hear what Fayose said: “The governor said I am conceding to defeat. Let me be realistic with you, there is a difference between propaganda and reality. I have been calling the governor since after our meeting but he hasn’t picked the call.
“If you read all papers now, he said I will create local governments before I go; how do you reconcile these things? I am not a propagandist, I am a realist. The governor says he will do employment before he leaves. That means you want to create problem for the incoming government.
“So I see that concession, as good as it may be, we must all be realistic about it, we must not deceive the Nigerian populace...
Fayose told the News Agency of Nigeria that Fayemi is trying to set traps of failure for him before leaving the office of Governor in October.
Fayose recalled that in 2003, his predecessor, Niyi Adebayo, conceded defeat too but went ahead to conduct a mass recruitment when he had only six months remaining in his tenure.
“If the governor says I am not going, his party too must make pronouncements otherwise I do not mind them going to court. The court will ask you: “it is usually the incumbent that rigs, why would somebody who is not an incumbent now rig and defeat you in your ward”?
He said though he would run an inclusive government, but he would only work with those who were willing to work with him.
“With due respect, I know APC more than you, I will not shoot myself in the leg before I start so I will rather let us leave it as it is. It is our government but we will make sure they have their say; minority will have their say, majority will have their way.”