The aspiration of a leading Oyo South Senatorial hopeful under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Olooye Adegboyega Taofeek Adegoke got a boost on Tuesday as the leaders of Ibadan South East local government pledged their support for his candidature.
As the Chairman of the party in Oyo South Senatorial District, Alhaji Mojeed Olaoya declared that there must not be any ploy to circumvent the popular rule of democratic engagement by imposition or consensus.
They declared their support for Adegoke when he paid a visit to the leaders of the local government at the residence of foremost leader, Alhaji Muftau Gbayau.
Other leaders at the meeting include Alhaji Tesi Ajimobi, Alhaji Rasaki Ogundairo, Alhaji Yunus Adeogun, Alhaji Mojeed Olaoya and others.
The leaders in their unanimous decision pledged their support for the senatorial hopeful, Olooye Adegboyega Taofeek Adegoke at the coming primary of the senatorial district.
They hinged their support on his giant strides on developmental projects he had brought to Oyo state within short period of time.
It could be recalled that Adegoke, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), business turn around expert is the Chairman of Solutions 93.9FM, Oke-Ado, Ibadan.
An alumni member of both Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ife and University of Cambridge Judge Business School Advance Leadership Program is also the Chairman of Aweni Gardens and Aweni Apartments, Soka, Ibadan.
Adegoke, the Aare-Onibon Balogun of Ibadanland and a philanthropist per excellence, who is also the Chairman of Channel 8 Group of hotels, Bodija and Boluwaji, has also been contributing to the security of lives and properties within the state as he reconstructed Boluwaji Police Station, provided motor bike and other security gadgets to Mapo Police Station.
Speaking on behalf of other leaders, Alhaji Gbayau while assuring Adegoke their unflinching support, he noted that they would ensure that Adegoke emerge victorious at the primary.
He appealed to other members, leaders and delegates from other local governments to support Adegoke’s aspiration for better representation at the red chamber.
Also speaking at the meeting, the Chairman of APC Oyo South Senatorial District, Alhaji Mojeed Olaoya declared that there must not be any form of imposition or consensus, but level playing ground for all the aspirants.
According to him, “There must not be any ploy to circumvent the popular rule of democratic engagement by imposition or consensus but primary, where all aspirants will demonstrate their popularity”.