A gubernatorial aspirant of the Action Congress (AC) in Osun State, Otunba Jumoke Ogunkeyede has
called on the entire public to continue in its unflinching support for the efforts of Engineer Rauf Aregbesola, the governorship standard bearer of the party to reclaim him mandate judicially.
Speaking at a one-day workshop titled “Grassroots Development Approaches and the challenges of Electoral Politics in Osun State”, Ogunkeyede expressed gratitude to the people of Osun State for their massive support being enjoyed by Aregbesola in his bid to reclaim his mandate at the court of law.
Ogunkeyede said “I must state without mincing words that the support of the people of Osun State for our great party, the Action Congress (AC) and our governorship flag bearer, Engineer Rauf Aregbesola is assuring and a heart warming elixir for the struggle to free Osun State from current misrule and under-development”.
He told the gathering of AC leaders that the task of being a politician demanded greater responsibilities from them than what was commonly recognized as their duties,
As politicians, he charged, them to ensure that they impacted positively on the lives of the people by coming up with great ideas that would end the sufferings of the electorate.
Ogunkeyede who is also the chairman of the Ultimate Group that organized the workshop called on all the AC leaders to make good use of the opportunity provided for them and utilize it for the benefit of their constituencies.
His words: “You must learn new things for the development of your environment because current political trends require actors to be abreast of developments and develop the necessary skills to provide the leadership which the electorate desire”.
He called on them to re-orientate the political actors in their neighbourhoods to stop seeing politics as a means of getting what they wanted materially but rather use it as a tool to give the maximum benefit to the people.
He explained that the Ultimate Group which he leads was not establish to rival the executive of the AC in the· state but to compliment, the great task ahead.
The AC chieftain expressed joy that the leadership of AC in Osun State has been doing a yeoman}s job of mobilizing and organizing the people in the quest for a better governed Osun State.
Considering what the party has been doing, Ogunkeyede submitted that the state executive of AC must be commended for providing needed leadership at a crucial time like this.
According to him} the Ultimate Group would be ready to support and compliment the efforts of the state executive of AC anytime the need arises.