The Owa Obokun Adimula of Ijesaland, Oba Dr Gabriel Adekunle Aromolaran has said that if the All Progressives Congress (APC) plays by the rules and listens to elders advise on the way forward, victory in the coming poll will be guaranteed.
Aromolaran emphasised that it is only God who has the final say in who
becomes the Governor of Osun at the expiration of Aregbesola’s tenure,
but with prayers anything can happen.
The Monarch stated this when Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun paid a
courtesy visit to the palace of the Adimula before the commencement of
the goodwill visit to members of APC by the governor to Ijesa South
The royal father urged politicians ahead the coming election to stop
maligning themselves for a better Osun and Nigeria to be achievable,
saying that that the winner of the forthcoming election is only known
to God and can be unlocked through prayers.
He commended Aregbesola for the infrastructural development that has
happened in the state but asked that government should ensure that more is done in Ijesaland.
“Aregbesola has done so well for Osun and deserves commendation from all angles especially on roads and school infrastructures.
“His works have always spoken for him and am sure it will continue to.
As for the coming gubernatorial elections on September 22, I want us
all to understand that it is God that chooses a leader but with prayers our heart desires will be granted.
“My self and the whole of Ijesaland including the chiefs will continue
to hail Aregbesola for his achievements, but I want to use this medium
to appeal to the administration to do more for Ijesha land.
“As we are pledging our unflinching support to the governor, I want to
urge politicians in Osun and Nigeria at large to eschew politics of bitterness for the benefit of the state and the country at large.
The Governor at the goodwill visits stated that the team came to sensitise members of the party on the forthcoming election in September this year.
He urged the people of the state to learn from Lagos who had enjoyed
unprecedented development due to the fact that the state is enjoying
unbroken regime of the progressive party.
Aregbesola stated that ever since the creation of Nigeria when Osun was a division and Osun as a state, no government has ever achieved the feat that his administration has done interms of positive infrastructural development.
He explained further that the essence of allowing continuity in government in Osun is not for himself alone but for the benefit of the entire state as the spate of development being experienced will definitely continue under the APC government.
While thanking God for liberating the state through the APC government, Aregbesola stressed that residents of the state should careful not allow the opposition take over the state ever again.
He said, “I us to be very careful not to loose what we have, what we have is unparalleled development which have never been experienced in the state since the creation of the state.
“The state is going through adevelopmental phase and we must be
careful not halt the steady wind of positive change that is blowingacross the state.
“Lagos state is the most developed state in the country today simply because no other party has apart from the APC has ruled the state. It is the continuity in the governance of Lagos state that has enabled itto develop in that manner.
“I thank God for liberating Osun through our party and I urge us seriously guide the state from being teken over by the opposition again”. The governor stated.