Four prominent Ondo traditional rulers have added their voices to the growing agitation for All Progressive Congress (APC) national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to join the 2023 Presidential race.
Speaking at separate events in Owo,Oba,Ikare and Akure while playing host to a delegation of the South West Agenda (SWAGA) Initiative, a volunteer group mobilising support for the Asiwaju’s 2023 Presidential ambition,the Olowo of Owo Kingdom ,His Imperial Majesty Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye,Oba Yussuf Adebori Adeleye,The Olubaka of Oka Kingdom Oba Akadiri Mommoh ,The Olukare of Ikare Kingdom and the Deji of Akure Oba Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi ,made a Clarion call on all sons and daughters of Yorubaland to come together and work for Tinubu’s success in the 2023 elections.
The delegation, led by its chairman, Senator Dayo Adeyeye and comprising top party leaders, National Assembly members, SWAGA members and party stakeholders from the entire south west, had made an early morning stop at Oba Ogunyoye’s palace in Owo
Welcoming them to the palace after listening to an address by Adeyeye, Oba Ogunoye declared that he is the best person to lead Nigeria come2023.
He further stated: ” Without any gainsaying, Tinubu is the most experienced, most proven and most resourceful candidate to lead Nigeria to a new level of growth and economic stability from 2023 and beyond.
“He is a person the entire nation can trust. I will stop at nothing to mobilize all available resources, along with my entire colleague in Owo Kingdom; and our diverse people and communities, to ensure he wins the Presidency”, he said.
On the national stage, he noted that Tinubu’s influence had grown tremendously pan Nigeria; and that he had long invested immensely in people and communities in the length and breadth of Nigeria; attributes which he noted, would make him quite sellable in all nooks and crannies of the federation.
He offered special prayers and thanked the delegation for volunteering their resources to encourage Tinubu to join the Presidential race in 2023.
The delegation equally had a wonderful reception at the palace of Oba Adeleye
In his brief but very apt address at the occasion, Olubaka affirmatively declared that Asiwaju is the best man for the job.
Also the Olukare and Deji declared that they will do everything humanly possible to support Tinubu’s presidential ambition .
They prayed fervently for his success ,long life and good health and called on all Nigerians to continue to pray for peace and stability in the country.
The Ondo State launch of the SWAGA Vision will come up on Thursday 8th April 2021.