- The All Progressives Congress (APC) are rounding up their national convention in Abuja
- Delegates to the convention affirmed the election of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and others
- Congratulatory messages are already trickling in for Oshiomhole and the party's new national executives
APC chieftain, Gboyega Oyetola popularly called Ilerioluwa has congratulated the newly elected national chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, saying the former Edo state governor will “bury the opposition.”
Oyetola also congratulated other elected national executives of the party at the 2nd national convention held in Abuja this weekend.
The party chieftain who is also the chief of staff to Osun governor and APC's leading gubernatorial aspirant in the state, in a special congratulatory message, described Oshiomhole's victory as a well deserved one.
Part of the message read: “We join other well-meaning and committed members of our great party APC, both within and outside the State of Osun to congratulate our new national chairman for the successful Abuja convention which produced him and other executives with the task of giving a fresh path of purposeful redirection and repositioning the APC for greater heights.
“We strongly believe in your progressive antecedents as an instrument of dynamic change which was evident in Edo state as an outstanding performer during your eight years tenure as governor, your sagacity and firm principle of patriotism to steer this ship to victory on all sides is the succor that brings joy to our hearts.
“Your victory is a well-deserved one. Over the years, you have demonstrated uncommon courage when it matters for the advancement of democratic norms and tenets, we are happy that you are taking over at a time when the polity is in dire need of mechanized and digitalized experienced undertaker to bury the opposition.”
Oyetola equally advised the national executives on the enormous challenges ahead, especially on the need for the party's internal cohesion and unity aftermath the national convention.
“We must continue to reiterate our unwavering loyalty in the ideals and ideology of APC as this will further strengthen all members of the party across the country.
“We are all progressives and the elevation of Nigeria among the committee of Nations and the success of our great party is what is paramount to us. That is our common goal and that is why we are all unanimous in putting aside our differences and ensure the success of the President Muhammadu Buhari's led administration,” he said.
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Oyetola recently declared his gubernatorial aspiration to succeed Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola as the leader of Osun state.
He made the declaration in a very colourful ceremony which later culminated into a well-attended press conference to unveil his manifesto and workable blueprints if elected governor.
The APC chieftain who made a physical appearance at the APC party secretariat in Osogbo submitted his letter of intention to the state executive executive council and eulogized them for their unflinching support to the administration of Aregbesola, while promising to build on the good legacies instituted so far.
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