Ahead of the July 20 Governorship Primary Election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) , the Olubaka of Oka, Oba Yusuf Adebori Adeleye yesterday organised a prayer session for Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, for a successful outing in Monday’s primary election.
Prayers were rendered by the Chief Imam of Oka and a retired Archbishop from the town.
The monarch described the second term aspiration of the Governor as a project for the entire people of Ondo North Senarorial District (Akoko, Ose and Owo people), noting that no stone will be left unturned for the victory of the Governor.
Olubaka, who stressed that though the signs of victory are already visible, noted that the people must stand firm to enable the Governor continue his work for another four years in office .
The first-class monarch said, "Aketi's second term is our own initiative in the Northern Senate District. We 're all praying for you. The rest of us will work. "The retired archbishop will pray for you. The Chief Imam is going to pray for you. We began to see the signals. We 're going to stand firm, and we're going to be successful in this second-term campaign.
“I want our people to keep loving the Governor because of the great works he’s doing. I have told my people, a government cannot do all at once, i am sure he will do more in his second term.”
In continuation of his “meet the delegates” tour, Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, on Thursday visited the four local government areas in Akokoland in Ondo North Senatorial District of the state.
The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Donald Tayo Alasoadura, member of the House of Representatives, representing Owo/Ose Federal constituency, Hon. Timilehin Adelegbe, immediate past President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Dr. Dayo Faduyile, human right lawyer, Dr. Tunji Abayomi, Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye and Rear Admiral Sanmi Alade rtd., alongside other notable leaders of the party joined the Governor’s train to canvass party delegates for the July 20 Governorship primary election of the APC.
Governor Akeredolu saluted the people of Akoko North-West Local Government Area for their dedication and commitment to his re-election bid, adding that he is assured of victory in the area.
In Akoko North-East, scores of party leaders in the local government trooped out to join the Governor to canvass the delegates. The party leaders include; former deputy governor, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo; former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Friday Olemija and Hon. Elegbeleye and others.
Addressing the delegates, Governor Akeredolu said his administration began works on legacy projects in Ikare within the first year of the government.
He pointed to the various developmental projects done by his administration in Ikare, including the construction of many blocks of classrooms for the public primary schools and the dualization of Ikare township road and Oke-Alabojuto.
He said:“When I came here to campaign in 2016, I said I went to Igbokoda and I saw dual carriage way, I got to Ondo town and Akure and saw dual carriage roads. I got to Ikare, which is regarded as the capital of Akoko land, there was no dual carriage way. But today, we are constructing a dual carriage way in Ikare-Akoko. The first dualized road in Akoko.”
While addressing the party delegates in Akoko South-West and Akoko South-East, Governor Akeredolu stressed the need for the Northern Senatorial District to complete its own eight-year term of office. The Governor noted that the benefits of continuity for the people of the state and the party leaders were immense, urging the people to vote massively for him on Monday.
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