Deputy of the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the fast-approaching Ondo State election, Honourable Lucky Orimisan Ayedatiwa has attributed his choice as the deputy to Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as an act of God.
The Ilaje born politicians, who Ondo State NDDC board member, said he was highly elevated by the choice and he will do all thing humanly possible for the victory of APC in the forthcoming election.
"Well, all Glory to the Almighty God that made it possible for me to be elevated into that position. This is because promotion comes from no one except from God alone. For anyone to be called upon to assume such a position, God Himself must have had a hand in it considering the situation and circumstances surrounding the deputy governorship seat in Ondo State. Every other individual and the party members are also qualified in their own right.
"Many others showed interest in the position which became vacant as a result of the exit of the former occupier of the position. But I was chosen at the end of the day. I also want to thank Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu for choosing me as his deputy.
" I also thank the party leaders who allowed the Governor to make his choice by himself without interference. They did not force him or put pressure on him to pick someone else," Hon. Ayedatiwa said.
Speaking further, Ayedatiwa who is a native of Obe-Nla, an oil bearing community in Ilaje Local, said the governor Akeredolu was the one that raised the ideal with the party leader and they accepted his view which was embraced by all party stakeholders.
"It was the Governor that discussed with the party stakeholders and the party leaders and they accepted his nomination. So, I want to thank the national leader, the national chairman and the leaders of the APC in Ondo State as well.
"Most especially, all the governorship aspirants that contested the primary election with Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu (SAN) for allowing him to make his choice at the end of the day and the choice was well embraced by all.
"I was excited by that and I was well received by everybody. In fact, some of the governorship aspirants even made some categorical statement that the decision taken by the Governor to choose me as his running mate is one of the best decisions ever made in governance. So, it was a good feeling for me and that speaks volume," he added.
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