By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo
Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun on Tuesday, 15th July, 2014 drummed support for Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola’s re-election in the August 9th governorship election in the state urging the electorate to prevent the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from governing the state again.
Addressing the crowd at the Ijesa South Federal Constituency’s re-election campaign rally for Aregbesola held in Ilesa, Senator Amosun urged the people of the state not to be deceived by PDP’s governorship candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore, saying PDP is a party full of liars.
While charging the people of the state to pay attention and be watchful when the votes are being counted, the governor told them to roll out drums and celebrate the victory of APC immediately the results are being announced.
Assuring the APC supporters that the party has come to stay in the country, Amosun expressed conviction that Aregbesola will be victorious at the poll owing to his numerous achievements in the state.
Also speaking at the rally, APC governorship candidate in the poll, Ogbeni Aregbesola said the outcome of the August 9 election would have impact in the state in the next 20 years urging his supporters not to succumb to PDP’s antics.
Aregbesola argued that PDP runs a government of penury, hunger, crisis and violence saying “we will never experience the government of PDP again in this state, PDP presented the worst candidate”.
Governor Aregbesola who advised electorate not to release their voters’ cards to politicians urged them not to be intimidated by the presence of security operatives during the poll saying “it’s forbidden for any soldier or policeman to confront or harrass innocent citizens.”
The Governor also charged parents to allow their wards to exercise their franchise and vote for their choice candidate advising electorate to shy away from violence before, during and after the election.
According to Governor Aregbesola, N26 million has been spent on about 3,000 aged in the state.
On the industrial action embarked upon by the teachers of the state owned polytechnic and colleges of education, Aregbesola said they will resume next week.