Oyo 2023: Oke-Ogun Elders Break Ranks, Declare Support for Adeolu Akande

The Elders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 10 local government councils in Oke-Ogun, Oyo State have proclaimed their support for Professor Adeolu Akande as their favoured candidate ahead of the 2023 Oyo state gubernatorial election after a stakeholders’ meeting presided over by Alhaji Abu Gbadamosi at Ilero, Kajola LGA.

They also resolved not to run for the APC chairmanship at the party’s upcoming conference. The gathering contended that Chief Akin Oke, the party’s Chairman for the past ten years, was born in the Oyo North Senatorial zone and it was now the turn of other senatorial zones to produce the party’s chairman.

The elders praised members of the party for turning out in droves to register in the party’s most recent membership drive. The zone was also praised for having the highest number of registered members in the party.

They also told members of the party to prepare for the upcoming party congress, which would be held at a date to be announced by the party’s national headquarters and instructed party members in the zone to welcome gubernatorial aspirants from other zones and politely notify them of the zone’s resolution to produce Oyo State’s next governor.

The Elders resolved to reach out to other Oyo state zones to solicit their support for their candidate.” We cannot do it alone and we need the support of all parts of the state to actualize the project”, the Elders noted.

Chief Goke Oyetunji, former Senatorial Chairman of the APC in Oyo North, Dr. Ahmed Ayinla, Chief Tijani Balogun, Chief James Adeleke, Chief James Oke, Chief Aderoju Egbedokun, Alhaji Zarayiyau Mustapha, Hon. John Olalerun, and Alhaji Waheed Adesina Dr. Mathew Oyedokun, Mr. Azeez Bonuola, former Commissioner for Special Duties, and Mr. Dejo Adebisi, all of Akinlotan, Dr. Mathew Oyedokun, Mr. Azeez Bonuola, former Commissioner for Special Duties, and Mr. Dejo Adebisi, former Commissioner for Special were among the party’s elders in attendance.

See also  We are Suffering, Contractors Have Abandoned Bridge Reconstruction — Ona-Ara Residents Cry Out

About the author


Oyo Affairs is an independent news media with the main focus on Oyo state news, politics, current events, trending happenings within and around Oyo state, Nigeria

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment