Ondo PDP youths, students march in solidarity for Akingboye Gubernatorial Ambition

March 2, 2024

2.1 min readCategories: Politics

By Yetunde Ogunmola

 

A group of peoples democratic party( PDP) members under the aegis of Unifier Ambassador of Nigeria, comprising students and youths across the 18 local governments area of Ondo state have held a solidarity walk in support of a leading gubernatorial aspirant, Otunba Bamidele Akingboye (OBA) ahead of the November 16, 2024, governorship election in the state.

 

The solidarity walk was organized by Hon. Bosede Salami Agbaje, the Director General and Convener of the group supporting OBA and also a former House of Assembly aspirant from Idanre.

The youths who trekked from Cathedral through the popular Oja oba, to Oke eda and rounded it up at the party’s secretariat in Alagbaka area of Akure South LG said the step became necessary in order to showcase their candidate, a respected, responsible and successful business man who is ready to take over the leadership of the state in the forthcoming gubernatorial election.

While speaking with Starnews NG correspondent, the convener, Hon Agbaje, said ” After we have made due consultation around, we have decided to throw our weight behind the candidacy of Otunba Bamidele Akingbaso, OBA, because we believe that he is the only one who is capable of giving a permanent solution to the lots of problems facing the state, ranging from Hunger, insecurity, unemployment among others. The youths are seriously hungry for a reliable, dependable, trustworthy, open-minded and kind hearted leader which we have found in OBA”

 

Agbaje added that the youths were tired of the current situation and need a vibrant aspirant like Akingboye who is ready to elevate Ondo to greatness.

Her position was echoed by National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) leader Dipo Falobi on behalf of other students who fully participated in the walk. He said, “OBA has proven that he is ready to work in the interest of the youths and the people of Ondo State ahead of the 2024 elections,” he added.

 

Starnews NG reports that the display of solidarity underscores Akingboye’s growing momentum among young voters as the PDP selection process heats up.

 

With Agbaje, students leaders and youth groups spearheading efforts, OBA is hopeful of becoming the party’s standard bearer in April, this year.

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