Alaafin, Arisekola endorse Ajimobi for second term

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By OLA AJAYI

The coast is becoming clearer for the second term bid of Governor Abiola Ajimobi as the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi and the business tycoon, Alhaji Abdul Azeez Arisekola-Alao have  given their support to the governor.

They gave their nod that the governor should seek the re- election  for the expected second term at an empowerment programme of the Speaker, House of Assembly, Hon. Monsurat Sunmonu that took place in Ibadan.

Oba Adeyemi scored Ajimobi higher than his predecessor in office, Adebayo Alao Akala.

According to the monarch, the governor has shown that he took advice and honoured elders and the Yoruba tradition.
Besides, Oba Adeyemi said the governor had fulfilled his campaign promises.

Parts of the achievements that the monarch itemised included construction of a fly-over at Mokola, Ibadan, beautification of the environment, restoration of peace and huge road construction.

Above all, he noted that the governor could not be compared with any in terms of humility and his sterling performance.
Alhaji Arisekola Alao in his own speech, commended the governor for transforming the state within a short period, adding it would serve the interest of the entire state to give Ajimobi another four year mandate in 2015.

At the ceremony, the Speaker of the legislative arm, donated many  items including  generators, tricycles, vulcanising machines, freezers,  wheel chairs and a brand Nissan bus.

About 700 members of her constituency benefited from the programme.

The National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Party, APC, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said the Speaker gave what people needed to stand on their own economically.

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