Ogun monarchs endorse Abiodun for second term
August 11, 2022
Traditional rulers under the aegis of the Progressive Royal Fathers of Ogun Central on Thursday endorsed the state Governor, Dapo Abiodun, for another term of four years.
The royal fathers, who hinged their support for the governor’s second term bid on what they described as “his sterling and creditable performance in office”, said one good term deserves another.
Addressing journalists on behalf of the royal fathers after their meeting in Itori, Ewekoro Local Government Area, on Thursday, the Olu of Itori, said that 72 monarchs, after meeting with the governor on Wednesday, unanimously voiced their support for his continuity in office come 2023.
“We thank God for our governor who God has been using to turn around the state, despite the pandemic and its effect on the economy. The governor has done tremendously well in the state and we are proud of him.We throw our weight behind him; we will do all necessary things to make his coming back in 2023 easy. Our mantra in the Progressive Royal Father’s forum is eight years for Governor Dapo Abiodun, and we are giving a 100 per cent support,” he said.
Akamo, while noting that the state under the leadership of the incumbent governor has witnessed tremendous development, commended the huge investment in the Agro Cargo Airport, which he said, was a thought-out project in the first term of the governor.
The monarch who further disclosed that the forum is also happy with the development going on in other sectors of the state, acknowledged the governor’s doggedness in handling its economy after the side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.He urged the governor to continue to embark on the infrastructural development of the state, maintaining that the governor has definitely done a lot for the state