From Timothy Agbor/OSOGBO
The Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, 5th May, 2014, inaugurated the campaign committee for the second term campaign of Governor Rauf Aregbesola even as the party tasked the committee members to ensure the victory of the incumbent Governor Aregbesola at the poll.
Inaugurating the committee on Monday at the party’s secretariat in Osogbo, Osun state capital, the state chairman of the party, Elder Adelowo Adebiyi disclosed that the major challenge for the party was Senator Iyiola Omisore’s violent nature, saying “confronting Omisore was like confronting a violent organization.”
His words: “the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its gubernatorial flag bearer, Omisore have nothing progressive to offer the people of Osun state except violence, rigging and destruction.”
Adebiyi said the opposition PDP was counting on violence before and during the election as a means of winning the poll saying that the PDP banks on manipulation and rigging.
The party boss charged the committee members to use constructive peaceful methods to neutralize the PDP’s campaign of terror and also educate the people about the critical issue involved in the coming elections.
He said: “the critical issue of this election is whether or not Osun wants to progress or allow terrorists to destroy all that our party has achieved in the last four years. So, you have an idea of what the real task of the committee is.”
Adelowo advised members of the committee to inform the State Working Committee of events as they happen before the election to ensure that the party wins the forthcoming election.
Members of the committee cut across the nine federal constituencies of the state with chairmen and secretaries appointed in each of the