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Idanre APC major stakeholders adopt Aiyedatiwa

Jubbril Bada

Leaders and the Elders Forum of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in ldanre Local Government Area of Ondo State at a major stakeholders meeting have adopted the State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, as their governorship candidate in the forthcoming party primaries slated for April this year.

The APC Secretariat along Broad Street, Idanre, was filled with multitude of the party bigwigs and members as they thronged the venue to formally declare their support for Governor Aiyedatiwa as their candidate.

The party leaders said the meeting was official and necessary to drum support and mobilize for the governorship ambition of Governor Aiyedatiwa at the grassroots to become governor beyond 2024.

According to them, adoption of Aiyedatiwa for governor beyond 2024 by different groups on the platform of APC in the local government was a God’s design, saying that his few weeks as governor were known for better performance.

They expressed confidence in Aiyedatiwa’s method of administration to make the state a cynosure of all eyes, as he has taken bold step to complete projects started by his principal, late Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, by giving directive to all contractors handling road projects in the state.

Speaking at the meeting, former Commissioner for Environment, Sunday Akinwalire, said since Aiyédatiwa became governor, the state has witnessed better changes in evacuating all debris in Akure, the state capital and other local governments.

He said, “as commissioner for two years, l know the difference when Aiyedatiwa became governor within three weeks. I don’t have doubt in my mind that Aiyedatiwa will perform.

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The refuse that filled Akure about one and half years ago were evacuated within three weeks he became governor, it was  then l saw myself as working commissioner.

“The State Chairman of our party, Ade Adetimehin remains a great advantage to us and we should continue to support him.

“Akeredolu was a trusted leader with focus to make the state a cynosure of all eyes through his achievements in security architecture and infrastructure.

“Akeredolu and Aiyedatiwa are one and have something in common, the interest of the people, which Aiyedatiwa has come to replicate”.

Former Commissioner for Labour and Employment, Taye Akinyele, noted that Aiyédatiwa as a governor is a God’s design, saying that the environmental structure of the state is better than it was before Aiyédatiwa’s administration.

He advised party members, particularly youths to be united and not engage in any form of activities that could jeopardize the ambition of the governor.

The party chairman in the local government, Olumide Adeoti, explained that all party members have declared their supports to mobilize for the Governor’s ambition at the grassroots.

Also, the Central Senatorial Woman Leader of the party and Idanre Local Government Education Secretary, Mrs. Ronke Akindolire, who spoke on behalf of women, declared unanimous support of female members for Aiyédatiwa governorship ambition and urged members to keep praying for the governor to deliver on his promises for the state.

All the party elders including ldowu Akinseye, Henry Akoriola and Akingbulugbe, among others declared their support to ensure Aiyédatiwa become governor beyond 2024.

Idanre APC Youth Leader, Fisayo Akinrodemi, expressed optimism that all the needs will be met under the Aiyédatiwa’s administration.

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The lyalode of ldanre, Chief (Mrs) Lola Sesay, and the  branch Chairman of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in ldanre, Adelanke Adegbusoye, assured the governor of the support of members to become governor in the November election.

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