A cross section of Monarchs in Osun Central Senatorial District has expressed satisfaction and support for the ambition of the Standard Bearer of APC Dr Ajibola Basiru in next year’s general elections.
The Monarchs,Akinrun of Ikirun,Eburu of Iba,Eleko Ende of Ende and Eleko of Eko Ajala demonstrated their loyalty when Dr Basiru’s campaign train rallied support for the former commissioner across Ifelodun LG.
The Eleko Ende of Eko Ende Oba AbduRauf Olaniyan,members of the Social Democratic Party and other sons and daughters of the town threw their weight behind Basiru’s ambition.
At Eko Ajala,members of the Peoples Democratic Party and the monarch Oba Abombola Akinwale thanked Dr Ajibola Basiru for being instrumental in the elevation of their royal father to the position of the Part Two Oba in the State.
“I just have to express my gratitude to Dr Ajibola Basiru who as Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice ensured I was elevated to the status of an Oba despite the existence of our town for over 500 years.I and my subjects just have to support his ambition,” Oba Akinwale disclosed.
The Eburu of Iba,Oba Adekunle Okunoye explained that the position of a Senator is for an individual who is academically fit to ensure competence. He added that Dr Ajibola Basiru’s antecedent as a two term commissioner coupled with his background in law and his achievements in politics qualify him to represent Osun Central at the Red Chamber.
It was just royal blessings for Ajibola Basiru at the palace of Olobaagun who emphasised that the candidacy of Basiru is a herald of good things in Osun.
The Campaign train pulled up at the palace of the Akirun of Ikirin Oba AbduRauf Adedeji where the front line traditional ruler promised to support all APC candidates in next year’s elections.
At Ikirun Town Hall,hundreds of supporters of SRJ as Ajibola Basiru is fondly addressed rolled out the drums to express their support for the former Commissioner for Regional Integration and Special Duties.
In his Remark,Dr Ajibola Basiru maintained that rapid and all round development of the towns in Osun Central and Osun as a whole is his focus. He also added that youths in his Senatorial District need special recognition and empowerment instead of giving them token at elections.
On his Entourage were the Director General Ajibola Basiru Campaign Organization Hon Laide Ajibola,APC Standard Bearer for Osogbo State Constituency at the House of Assembly Engineer Taofiq Badmus and his Ifelodun counterpart,Dr Mulikat Abiola.