Ahead of this Saturday’s Governorship Election, President Muhammadu Buhari has described the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, as a good brand for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to market.
The President said Governor Akeredolu has taken the sunshine state to a new level and a path of prosperity.
President Buhari addressed the APC supporters in large number in a video message which was transmitted at the grand finale rally held at the Akure sports stadium.
He urged the people of the state to vote for continuity and progress, saying the Governor has taken ingenious approach to governance.
President Buhari said:”I have no doubt that our candidate is a good brand for the APC to market. I am particularly delighted by his ingenious approach to governance.
”His performance within the limits of available resources is endearing, just as he has taken the State to an enviable level and on the path of prosperity.
”Having had the privilege of commissioning some of his projects, which I consider enduring legacies, I join you here today to declare that Governor Akeredolu deserves to be re-elected to consolidate the good work he commenced in his first term.
”I am not just proud of his achievements; I am confident he will enjoy the mandate of the good people of Ondo State for the second term,” he said.
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo who also spoke through a video message said Governor Akeredolu has achieved so much with little.
He highlighted the achievements of Governor Akeredolu from the Ore interchange bridge, christened “Redemption bridge”, to the Oke-Alabojuto road and the various roads that have been constructed across the three senatorial districts of the state.
The Chairman of the Caretaker Committee And Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee of the APC, Governor Mai Bala Buni said the APC has performed well in the state and deserved to be re-elected.
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello urged the opposition parties to relax till the next season; adding that it will be a landslide victory for the APC in the state.
Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma charged all Igbos in the state to vote for continuity, stressing that Governor Akeredolu has performed.
The rally was attended by all Governors on the platform of the APC.
Governor Akeredolu thanked the people for the huge turnout for the rally.
He assured the people of the state that his administration will continue to do more for the progress and development of the state.