By Nofisat Marindoti
Residents of Ijebu-Jesa in Ijesa North Federal constituency, have assured the Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, of their unalloyed support and loyalty.
They made the pledge while hosting the Governor on his tour to the Federal constituency on Monday.
The people who trooped out to welcome the Governor, described him as an exceptional Governor who has worked in the general interest of the State.
From the representative of the Elder’s council to the local government party leader, representative of the woman leader and youth leader, Ogbeni Aregbesola was commended for his people oriented and life changing developmental projects.
The representatives in their separate addresses, also lauded and appreciated Aregbesola for being a peoples’ Governor, adding that he was the first Governor to take care of all party members.
In his speech, Aregbesola urged the party members to start working towards the Governorship election to be held on September 22.
He also implored the party members to be united and work collectively towards retaining the party in power.
According to him, ” This meeting is to sensitize ourselves in readiness for the fast approaching governorship election. Let’s start holding ward meetings, the party starts from the wards and the time has come for us to start mobilising people, we must work towards the party’s continuity.”
Earlier in his speech, the party Chairman in the State, Prince Gboyega Famodun, also emphasized the need for the party members to work towards retaining the party in power, adding that the APC is the only political party which has successfully tendered to the needs of the people through various developmental programmes, both physical and non-physical.