The Minister of State for Niger/Delta Affairs, Senator Tayo Alasoadura, on Monday, added a brand new twist to the electioneering marketing campaign, because the governorship election in Ondo State gathers momentum.
The Minister, a local of Iju/Itaogbolu in Akure North Native Authorities Space(LGAs) of the state, declared, amidst applause from his kinsmen, that the candidate of the opposition Individuals’s Democratic Occasion (PDP), Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, is merely losing his time, boasting that the incumbent Governor and the Candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, is the candidate to beat in Akure North and South LGAs.
Jegede, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, (SAN), hails from Akure South.
Addressing a crowd of get together supporters in Ogbese and Oba Ile in Akure North on Saturday, Alasoadura stated Akeredolu is the prefered candidate of Akure individuals.
The Minister added that it’s not but the time of Akure ethnic nationality to supply the Governor of Ondo State, stressing that the Northern Senatorial District the place Akeredolu hails from needs to be allowed to finish its two phrases of eight years.
“I’m an Akure man and I can say very confidently the place of Akure individuals. Our candidate in Akure Kingdom is Akeredolu as a result of we love justice and fairness.
“Akeredolu is from the North. Akure is from the Central. The Central simply accomplished eight years, the North needs to be allowed to finish their eight years. When subsequent the place comes again to the Central, Akure will take the spot as a result of Mimiko has used the slot of Ondo Kingdom.
“In addition to, my brother, Jegede is merely losing his time. We will defeat him within the two Native Authorities in a stage taking part in floor. Akeredolu is the person to beat within the two Native Governments in Akure kingdom.” Alasoadura, stated.
The Minister appealed to the standard rulers and chiefs in Akure Kingdom to mobilise their individuals to vote en masse for Akeredolu, saying that will allow the governor to meet all their coronary heart needs in his second time period in workplace.