Ayobami Ife, Abeokuta
Governor Dapo Abiodun has flagged off his re-election campaign on Thursday at Imeko in Imeko Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State, appealing to residents to revalidate his mandate to govern the state beyond May 29 this year.
Abiodun who was joined in the push for his re-election by the national leader of the party, Aremo Olusegun Osoba, former deputy governors of the State – Senator Gbenga Kaka; Alhaja Salmot Badru and Engr. Segun Adesegun as well as Senator Solomon Adeola, Chief (Mrs) Iyabo Apampa among others, pledged to do more road works for residents and people of the area if re-elected.
The governor urged the mammoth crowd of All Progressives Congress (APC) members and supporters at the campaign rally in Imeko-Afon to go collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), reminding them that the deadline for collection of the card remains January 15.
He said their PVCs are the tools they needed to elect all APC candidates to power starting from the February 25 Presidential and National Assembly elections to the March Governorship and state house of assembly polls.
He also assured of his administration readiness to reconstruct the Abeokuta -Afon road.
He said, “I will commence the reconstruction before the end of the election to boost the socio-economic development of this area.
“We reconstructed Oke-Ola road here Imeko -Afon within stipulated period. We have been doing our projects without making noise and we will not stop doing things that would be making our people happy.”
Abiodun also vigorously campaigned for all APC candidates in the state and the presidential candidate, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, saying Tinubu – led federal government will improve the lots of Nigerians.
He further promised that a School of Agriculture and Technical College would be established by his administration.
Abiodun, ” We have constructed at least one road per local government since we came into power. The last time we witnessed such was during the administration of Chief Olusegun Osoba.
“We will not relent in doing more for the people of the state. I urged you to go and collect your Permanent Voter’s Card (PVCs) to enable you participate in tbe elections.
“The deadline for collection is January 15th. Please encourage one and other to participate actively in the electoral process for continuity.”
Osoba in his remarks recalled his administration’s contributions to development of Imeko -Afon, asking the electorate to vote for Dapo Abiodun and other candidates of the party.