A leading Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in South West Nigeria and a former governor of Ekiti state Engr. Segun Oni have made his intention to contest the 2022 election public for the main purpose according to him of rescuing the state from total failure and provide the masses with the dividend of democracy, good governance, to unite the party and as well as eliminate opinions that may separate other candidates.
Hon. Yemi Arokodare, who represented Efon/Ijero/Ekiti West, in the House of Representatives, is named as the Director General of the campaign team.
The intention and mission was presented today in Ado Ekiti during the unveiling of his campaign team.
Engr Segun has once held the office during which many alluded to seeing positive results. He spoke and addressed his supporters at his newly acquired campaign office in the state capital. assured that his mission was to unite the party and wipe out divisive tendencies among the contending forces.
“The PDP family is an inclusive political community with a level-playing ground for all party members; we will leave no one behind because it is big enough to accommodate diverse interests, groups and everyone.
“This developmental journey is not about us, our friends or associates; it is about the people who have shown tremendous confidence in our ability to turn the state’s fortunes around and guarantee Ekiti a secured future.
“It is largely about deploying Ekiti resources to develop its people. This is not about personal enrichment or personalising governance for a few cronies.
“That the people are coming forward volunteering their cars for us in this PDP Family branding, is a testament to who we are and a demonstration of pure love, confidence and trust in our commitment to make Ekiti State a better place for all.
“The campaign has not started, but the people are eager to create awareness and assure themselves that there is a viable alternative to the present situation in the State and will never take this for granted.
“We urge everyone to be orderly, lawful, show good conduct and use the branded vehicles in a manner that will further endear the PDP Family to the people”. Said the former leader.
He, therefore, named a former member of the House of Representatives, who represented Efon/Ijero/Ekiti West, Yemi Arokodare, as the Director General of the campaign.