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April 15, 2024

2024: APC members in Akure North, ldanre endorse Aiyedatiwa for Ondo governorship

— Say You’re our choice aspirant

By Dayo Johnson, Akure

The All Progressive Congress party leaders in Akure North , ldanre council areas of Ondo state, have endorsed governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa as their preferred aspirant in the Saturday primary election.

Aiyedatiwa in continuation of his statewide tour, was welcome by enthusiastic supporters during his visit to Akure North and Idanre council areas.

Addressing the crowd of party members gathered at Iju in Akure North, the Governor said: “I extend my heartfelt gratitude to our esteemed party leaders and commend the dedication of all our party members.

“I encourage each of you to turn out in full strength on April 20 and cast your votes in my favor.

“Previously, I believed your support was primarily evident on social media.

” However, I now realize it extends beyond just the youth demographic, as our elders are also standing in my favor. I deeply appreciate the love, commitment, and loyalty you have shown towards my mission to continue serving as the governor of Ondo State.

“Now, I urge party members who possess membership cards to come out and vote for me this Saturday, so that we can embark on this remarkable journey together in the upcoming election in November.”

Earlier, the Governor had paid a visit to the Ogbolu of Ita-Ogbolu, Oba Idowu Faborode and was also received by other traditional rulers in Akure North, where the governor received royal blessings.

The governor also led his team to pay a visit to a leader of the party in the local government, Senator Nimbe Farunkanmi, who also declared support for him

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The campaign was carnival-like at Idanre, headquarters of Idanre local government area, where party members mobilised to welcome the Governor.

On his way to the campaign campaign venue, the Governor paid a visit to the Owa of Idanre, Oba Fredrick Aroloye, appreciating the traditional ruler for endorsing him and promising not to disappoint the royal fathers.

The Owa of Idanre, represented by the Odunwo, High Chief Emmanuel Adetuyi, offered blessings and prayers for the Governor’s success in the coming primary election of the APC.

Addressing party faithful, governor Aiyedatiwa appreciated them for their solidarity with a pledge to sustain the good governance he had started in the State.

He said that “In the brief period since taking office, you all have witnessed the significant transformations under our administration, from infrastructure to Agriculture and food security to employment of youths and security of lives and property just to mention a few. I pledge to sustain this momentum and deliver further progress.

“All I ask from you is the opportunity to continue. To make this possible, I urge you to cast your votes in my favor during the primary election this Saturday.”

Those on the entourage of the Governor included the Deputy Governor, Dr. Olayide Adelami, Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt Hon Olamide Oladiji, SSG, Hon. Tayo Oluwatuyi, former Deputy Senate Leader, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice, Ambassador Olusola Iji, Hon. Awodeyi Akinsehinde Apata, Princess Omowumi Ohvoworiole, Dr. Taiwo Malumi, Dr. Victor Ategbole, Dr. Seun Osamaye (Eye Omo), Mr. Tola Awosika, Otunba Gbenga Elegbeleye, Hon. Biola Makinde and Hon. Bola Ilori.