- Ahead of the 2023 elections, ex-governor of Ogun state, Gbenga Daniel has made an important request to the southwest leaders
- According to Daniel, the number of politicians vying for the presidential seat, from the region, should be streamlined
- The former governor made his position known during the 17th annual thanksgiving and 10th-year remembrance service held in honour of his late dad
Ogun state- Former governor of Ogun state, Gbenga Daniel, on Sunday, January 9, asked leaders and top monarchs in Southwest to consult, consider and streamline the number of politicians vying for the presidential seat, from the region, ahead of 2023 general elections.
His position was backed by the former Minister of Defence (State), Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, the Deputy Minority Whip at the House of Representatives, Hon Segun Adekoya and a three-time governorship candidate in Ogun state, Gboyega Nasiru Isiaka (GNI).
They made this known during the 17th annual thanksgiving and 10th-year remembrance service for late Most Reverend Abraham Adebola Daniel, father of the former governor, Daily Trust reports.
Addressing the gathering of political, religious and traditional leaders, Daniel, noted that there is the need for major stakeholders in Southwest to embark on consultations, to prune down and present a candidate from the pool of politicians running for the presidency.
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This, he said, has become imperative because southwest is being strongly considered for the 2023 presidency.
Ex-Ogun state Gov Gbenga Daniel blushes as he walks daughter down the aisle
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the joy of every parent is to witness their children's big day and for former Ogun State Governor Gbenga Daniel, it is not different.
Photos and videos from the event have been trending on social media as friends and colleagues of the couple turned up for them on their special day.
Prominent APC chieftain finally reveals who made Abiodun Governor of Ogun
In another news, Osoba opened up on how the current governor of Ogun state rose to power.
It was reported that initially, Abiodun was never an aspirant on the platform of the All Progress Congress (APC), but that God in his mysterious way brought him as the chosen one.
Osoba said he was only an instrument in the hand of God to bring his design to fruition.