Tuesday September 13, 2022
Ondo State Deputy Governor, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa has enjoined members and leaders of All Progressives Congress ( APC ), Ondo South Senatorial District to ensure that the party wins all elections in the zone in 2023.
Aiyedatiwa spoke on Sunday at the meeting of the Senatorial Stakeholders meeting held at Ile-Oluji, headquarters of Ile-Oluji/Oke-Igbo Local Government.
“As the party of the people and on behalf of Mr Governor, we thank you all for the love, the sacrifices and the great work you have been doing in our great party, APC”.
“Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN cares about you, as we are mindful and guided by the believe that, your great sacrifices and devotion to the growth and development of our party and the state will never be in vain” .
“Once again, thank you all for the great work that you are doing by supporting APC and by supporting Governor Akeredolu led government, but there is the need to do more because the success of this party lies within us”, he said.
“Let us give all our candidates, the needed supports in the forthcoming elections, because APC have the capacity to develop and build this State…on this, massive winning should be our ultimate goal”, Aiyedatiwa pleaded .
Ondo State APC Chairman, Engr Ade Adetimehin commended the zone for the impressive turnout.
He expressed confidence that, with unity of purpose, APC candidates will defeat oppositions in the 2023 elections.
While calling for regular Unit and Ward meetings in the zone, the Chairman said, “election is going to be at the Unit and Ward levels, the leaders can’t do it alone, the followers must help us… ward and unit meetings are the way to go” .
While commending APC members for their faith in the ruling party, Adetimehin appealed to them to put the issues of last party primaries behind and forged ahead.
“Let’s put party primaries behind and let’s focus on our shared dreams and aspirations for the beautiful tomorrow” , he pleaded.
He received some decampee from ZLP and PDP during the meeting.
The decampee were led by Hon Busayo Adepoju ZLP and Hon Mrs Febisola Akinniranye PDP.
In his own remarks, APC chieftain, Chief Olusola Oke SAN assured party candidates that APC grip on the grassroots of Ondo South Senatorial would guaranteed bloc votes for the party’s candidates.
While Ondo State Commissioner for Finance, Hon Wale Akinterinwa who is also the chief host of the meeting, expressed delight at the large turnout of stakeholders at the meeting, saying that “APC victory is assured as the jacket of disunity is already in PDP”.
Speaking on behalf of all the candidates from the Senatorial District, Ondo South APC Senatorial flag bearer, Dr Jimoh Ibrahim CFR, appreciated the love and believe the party gave them to be the flag bearers .
“We must never lose sight of this great opportunities,….for sure, Ondo South is parading strong team as party candidates” .
“We know what is expected of us and we are very ready for the challenge” .
“We want to specially thank all of you for your support as we promise to work for you”, he assured.
Ibrahim equally rewarded all the eight students that gave brilliant cultural display at the event, as each of them got cash reward of N100,000 for the payment of their School fees.
State cabinet members from the southern Senatorial District, all government appointees from the zone, the six local government Chairmen from the zone, leading lights of the party from the zone, all the zone party candidates and others party faithfuls were at the meeting.