- Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has said that Dapo Abiodun will emerge victorious in the forthcoming 2019 governorship election in Ogun state
Osinbajo said the governorship seat in the state can be secured through the will of God and support from Ogun residents
- The vice president also advised all electorates in the state to cast their ballots for APC candidates at the national and state levels
Nigeria's vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, has assured members of the All Progressives Congress and the people of Ogun state that Prince Dapo Abiodun will be victorious the in the March 2 governorship election.
Osinbajo said with God and support from the residents of Ogun, Abiodun will secure the seat of the state governor for the party.
The vice president speaking at the palace of the Ebumawe of Ago-Iwoye, Oba AbdulRasaq Adenugba, in the company of the APC governorship standard bearer, also advised all electorates in the state to cast their ballots for APC candidates at the national and state levels.
He urged all party members and supporters to be wary of those promoting division and candidates other than APC’s.
He said with APC-controlled government in the state under Abiodun’s watch and re-elected President Buhari in the saddle, the Gateway State would be better for it.
In his reaction, the Ebumawe described the vice president and Abiodun as true sons of Ijebu land.
He also prayed for their success and urged his people to support them before the vice president visited the monarch of Idowa – Ijebu, Oba Yinusa Adekoya.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the governor of Ogun state, Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday, February 11, took time out to beg aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state not to disgrace him before President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Speaking at the APC's presidential rally in the state which turned violent, Amosun told the party members not to go violent especially with their father (President Buhari) present at the event.
Amosun's appeal which was aired on national television, followed an outburst by some party members at the rally after the APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole was invited to the podium for his speech.
As Oshiomhole began, some of the aggrieved members began throwing stones at his director and that of the president.who was guarded by a security operative in mufti.
Speaking to the people in Yourba dialect, Amosun said: “I beg you in the name of God. This is what they want to happen. Please don’t disgrace me here."
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