Olusegun Osoba said the public misinterpreted his return to the APC He noted that APC leaders and two prominent traditional rulers begged him to return to the party  said he would be a progressive politician till his death

Olusegun Osoba, the former Ogun state governor has revealed the reason for his return to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Osoba noted that the public misinterpreted what happened at his home on Sunday, March 3, adding that the leadership of the APC pleaded with him to join the party.

The Nation reports that Osoba made the disclosure at a book launch authored by Chief Alani Bankole, a foremost Egba politician and industrialist.

Those who visited Osoba in his Bourdilon home were Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the national leader of the APC; Abiola Ajimobi, the governor of Oyo state; Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state who was represented by his deputy, Dr Oluranti Adebule and Otunba Niyi Adebayo, former governor of Ekiti state.

Others were chief Bisi Akande; the APC national vice chairman (South West), Chief Pius Akinyelure and Senator Gbenga Obadara and ex–deputy governor, Prince Segun Adesegun.

Osoba noted that the pleading by the APC leaders in Yoruba land for him to return to the progressive fold has been on adding that two prominent traditional rulers had also lend their voices  in that direction.

He said the occasion of the book launch was not a time for political speech making, adding that it is better left for a later date in future.