2019:Governor Akeredolu Vow To support President Buhari’s On His Purported Second Term Bid
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has asked residents of the state to support President Muhammadu Buhari in his bid to get a second term as President.
The governor declared that no one can stop President Buhari from getting re-elected and occupy the Presidential Villa in 2019.
Governor Akeredolu made this known at a rally in Akure, the state capital, as part of activities to mark the first anniversary of his administration in the state.
According to the governor, he is very open in his support and would do anything to ensure that President Buhari contests and wins the presidential election.
The governor also used the occasion to reiterate his support for Ade Adetimehin as the Chairman of the APC in Ondo state.
“Here in Ondo State, we are supporting Buhari for a second term, and nothing can change that. We are with Buhari and Oyegun. I have to commend members of the state House of Assembly for tolerating me.Advertisements
“I also thank Ade Adetimehin, who is the only chairman of the APC in Ondo State. Any other one is a counterfeit. Anybody who wants to fight should fight. This is not a hidden support; we are declaring it openly.
“I am one of the governors that will give everything it takes for him (Buhari) to secure a second term in 2019. I am open and frontal about my support for his second term.”
The rally had in attendance the APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, and Governors of Ogun and Edo states, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and Godwin Obaseki, respectively.
The event also witnessed the reception of defectors from other political parties to the APC, the major defector being the the governorship candidate of the AD in the last election, Mr. Olusola Oke (SAN).