Ondo guber APC primary: former Rep Akinfolarin kicks off State consultation tours

A former member of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Mayowa Akinfolarin on Wednesday kicked off his consultation tours of the state’s 18 local governments ahead of next month’s All Progressives Congress primary in Ondo State and the major election scheduled for November 16, 2024.

The LGAs tour which was flagged off at Ifon, headquarters of Ose council area of the state had on board core party loyalists, trusted followers, youths and women dedicated to the vision of the former lawmaker.

The governorship aspirant while speaking in Ose and Owo council areas, said the local government consultation tours is an opportunity to publicize his political agenda, centered around key pillars of agriculture, education, health, job creation and infrastructure to the people at the grassroots and further cement his relationship with party faithfuls across the state.

Specifically, Akinfolarin, who is also a former deputy speaker of the State Assembly, said he’s the only unifying candidate for APC’s victory in coming election in the coastal state.

His words: “The truth of the matter is that when you want to interact with your people, it is very imperative for you to have one on one contact with them. That’s exactly what I’m doing, I’m trying to familiarize with the people who are at the grassroot, to tell them what I have in stock for them, to tell them about my aspiration.

“We’ve started today and we a going across the 18 council areas of the state. We want them to know that there is someone who can still liberate them, there is someone who can give them hope, there is someone who can still show love to them.

“I am a practical politician, I have experience and I know what it means to take care of the welfarism of the people. I have contested elections for Seven times and I won five times, it shows my popularity. I am the most popular and relevant and sensitive candidate vying for the position.

Akinfolarin who described himself as the most qualified candidate for the election also assured the people that Ondo State will be safe in his hands, if elected as governor.

“I was twice in the House of Reps, I was Chairman, Committee on Road Safety, I was once in the state Assembly as the Deputy Speaker, I was a Director with the National Library Board, Director at the Upper Niger Delta River Basin Authority. So, how many of them can parade this credentials? So, I am the best and the most suitable for the job.”

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