TREASURER, Osun State Chapter of the Action Congress (AC), Chief Kunle Odeyemi has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led administration under the embattled Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola to start preparing to leave office, saying that his tenure has expired.
Speaking at a prayer session for the victory of the AC governorship candidate, Engineer Rauf Aregbesola at the Appeal Court, organized by the Atakumosa East Local Government Chapter of the party on Thursday at Iperindo, the headquarters of the council area, Odeyemi said that the Oyinlola-led administration has completely been rejected by the people of the state.
The AC chieftain said this, just as party members held a marathon inter-denominational prayer service for the victory of Aregbesola and other AC candidates, whose cases are still before the appellate court.
At the prayer session, legions of AC leaders, members and sympathizers gathered and prayed for God’s intervention over the cases at the appellate court.
The prayer session, which was held in Iperindo Town Hall witnessed the recitation of notable verses of Holy Quran and Bible.
Ustaz Jamiu Anifowose and Ustaz Musibaudeen Mokanjuola led the Muslim version of the prayer, while Pastor Festus Oluwatoyin, Pastor Titus Awe and Prophet Topeoluwa Solomon led the Christian version.
While rekindling the hope of the party members over the cases at the appeal court, Odeyemi landed their courage for remain steadfast, despite all humiliation and harassment from the ruling party leaders in the state.
To confirm his claim that the people at the corridor of power are currently facing the wrath of God, the AC chieftain stated that the ruling party members and leaders are now engaging one another in a rift.
He urged the party members in the council area not to stop praying for the quick retrieval of Aregbesola’s stolen mandate, assuring them to be preparing for a colourful inauguration of Aregbesola, after he might have been declared by the appellate court.
While lauding the AC governorship candidate for his efforts to free the people of the state from the humiliation and brigandage of Oyinlola-led administration, Odeyemi said that Aregbesola has been spending his fortune to bring a new dawn to the state.
Delivering Aregbesola’s message, the AC treasurer said that both young and old in the state would enjoy dividends of democracy when he takes the mantle of leadership in the state.
He then called on AC members in the local council area and the state in general to remain firm and calm, urging them not to take laws into their hands no matter the provocation.
Also speaking, the party chairman in the council area, Deacon James Oni lauded the party members for their courage to pray for the retrieval of the stolen mandate, at the appeal court.
He then rekindled the hope of the people of the state that the judiciary would soon return their stolen mandate to them, urging them to remain calm and firm.