The governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko on Wednesday said he has total confidence in the Governorship candidate of the Ahmed Markafi led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, SAN.
He said he was also confident that Jegede, who served under him as the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, would continue to move the state higher.
Mimiko, spoke at the official flag-off of Jegede’s campaign ahead of the November 26, poll.
The event was attended by Markafi, who was represented by Prince Dayo Adeyeye, Governor Ayodele Fayose, South West PDP Chairman, Eddy Olafeso, former Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Omolade Oluwateru, John Olubunmi Olowe, Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo, Ondo state Assembly Speaker, Jumoke Akindele, National Assembly members among others.
The governor said he had shown to the people of the state that the interest of the masses remained the priority of the PDP.
He said his government had delivered on his promises, ranging from Health, Education, Infrastructure and social services.
The governor said his achievements in the state must be sustained by his successor, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede.
Governor Mimiko assured the people of the state that Jegede would consolidate on the legacy of the PDP led government.
The party candidate, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede assured the people that the PDP would win the forthcoming election.
He charged the people of the state to brace up to defend their votes, saying there should be no gentleman on election day.
He promised to create wealth for the state by leveraging through road network.