The candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the House of Representatives and House of Assembly in Ekiti State, Olufemi Bamisile, and Olubunmi Adelugba respectively, took their campaigns to Emure Local Government on Wednesday visiting Emure and Eporo Ekiti where they told residents to vote for APC to shape their lives for good.
In the campaign trail that included Bamisile’s wife, Jayeola, and daughter of the Deputy Governor, Bolaji Egbeyemi-Olagbaju, the APC candidates said a vote for the party was a vote for progress and prosperity.
Warning against politics of bitterness and acrimony, Bamisile expressed delight for building a strong relationship with Emure and Eporo people over the years, saying that such a relationship had ensured victories for him in all the elections he had contested in the past irrespective of political platforms.
Stressing that Ekiti people cannot afford to lose out in the service delivery to all Nigerians by APC-led Federal and state governments, he said the administration of Governor Kayode Fayemi had demonstrated that it is the best for service delivery and care for the people.
He listed free JAMB and WEAC fees for students and other social services that Fayemi has in stock for Ekiti people. To enjoy the dividends of these schemes, he urged residents to vote for the administration of APC at both national and in the state levels.
Egbeyemi-Olagbaju, who described Adelugba as a woman of honour and integrity who always champions the cause of the masses, urged women to come out enmass to vote for one of their own. She urged residents to take Adelugba’s election as a gateway to rural empowerment and good life for the people.
Bamisile’s wife spoke in the same vein, saying that Emure people should not be left behind in the journey to prosperity being promoted by APC.
The House of Represesentives candidate, who is also former Speaker of Ekiti State Houise of Assembly, urged Emure and Eporo residents to vote for APC to enjoy the dividends of Fayemi’s empowerment and social investment schemes.
He cited monthly pay for the elderly people, regular pay for workers and traditional rulers, including free feeding programme for the indigent elderly people being planned by the wife of the governor, Erelu Bisi-Adeleye Fayemi as evidence that Ekiti people would enjoy a new lease of life under APC-led administration.
He urged residents to register in their wards to enable them benefit from the programmes, even as he said that Fayemi and other candidates of the party deserved support as the governor had paid four months salaries in two months of his administration.
Describing Buhari and Fayemi as leaders with records of service, he urged residents to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, himself and Adelugba to enable them benefit from the life-lifting programmes of APC.
Adelugba, who described Buhari and Fayemi as honest leaders,urged Emure people never to look back but to join the progressive train of APC and vote for the President, Adeyeye, Bamisile and herself to enable them enjoy the dividends of the party’s lofty programmes.
The communities prayed for the success of the candidates and urged them to work together to attract development projects to the local government.
The Baale of Eporo, urged residents to vote enmass for APC because of the light the party represented in giving hope to the people.
He cited development strides by Governor Kayode Fayemi in Ekiti State, including free education, payment for WEAC and JAMB, free feeding for the eldely and social secuirity for the elderly, among other social investment scheme by APC, saying that the success of the party at polls would open the doors for more dividends of good governance.
He promised to mobilise the people in the community to vote for all the APC candidates in all the election.
At the Elemure Palace, community leaders prayed for the success of APC candidates and urged them to attract development projects to the community.