1 A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Hon. Gbenga Edema has hailed choice of Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as the Campaign Coordinator for the Tinubu-Shettima Presidential Campaign Council in the South-West.
Edema, the immediate past chairman of the Ondo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (OSOPADEC), and a former lawmaker, stated this in a statement issued on Tuesday in Akure.
2 He appreciated the appointment and described the gesture as apt, adding that the move by the APC’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu could not be faulted owing to the capability and charisma of Akeredolu in the political and administrative circles.
The former chairman, who congratulated Akeredolu on the appointment, said that his experience and leadership in the state and the region would undoubtedly ensure a victorious outing for APC and its candidates.
“The appointment of Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as the Tinubu-Shetima Presidential Campaign Council’s Campaign Coordinator in South-West is appropriate acknowledgement of his exceptional and astounding accomplishments as well as the model leadership he has displayed as the Governor of Ondo State.
“The appointment confirms to us in Ondo State what a gold fish the governor truly is.
His position on important societal issues has undoubtedly sharpened the country’s political landscape and as well changed course of events.
“The dexterity of Asiwaju in picking stars, which Akeredolu stands for, is an attestation as well as pointer to what and how the cabinet of Tinubu will look like as president.
“Akeredolu’s courage and candour will surely be the strength needed to lead APC to victory which must have been among many attributes, Asiwaju must have seen in him.
“His appointment will further galvanize and cement the unity being experienced in Ondo State APC and this will be replicated in the south west ahead of the polls,” he said.
Edema added that Akeredolu’s appointment was a good omen towards charting a way forward to mobilise the people of the South West region to vote massively for the APC in 2023.
He emphasided that the choice was also consistent with Tinubu’s penchant for excellence and his vision, which include securing the enthronement of peace, love, and unity as well as assuring the welfare of the populace.