Seven-two traditional rulers under the aegis of the Progressive Royal Fathers of Ogun Central have endorsed Governor Dapo Abiodun for another term.
The royal fathers hinged their support for the governor’s second term bid on what they described as “his sterling and creditable performance in office.
Addressing newsmen on behalf of the royal fathers after their meeting in Itori, Ewekoro Local Government Area, on Thursday, the Olu of Itori, Oba Abdulfatai Akorede Akamo, said that seventy-two monarchs, after meeting with the governor on Wednesday, unanimously voiced their support for his continuity in office come 2023.
“We thank God for our governor who God has been using to turn around the state, despite the pandemic and its effect on the economy. The governor has done tremendously well in the state and we are proud of him.
“We throw our weight behind him; we will do all necessary things to make his coming back in 2023 easy. Our mantra in the Progressive Royal Father’s forum is eight years for Governor Dapo Abiodun, and we are giving a hundred percent support,” he said.
Akamo noted that the state under the leadership of the incumbent governor has witnessed tremendous development.
He commended the huge investment in the Agro Cargo Airport, which he said was a thought-out project in the first term of the governor.
The monarch who further disclosed that the forum is also happy with the development going on in other sectors of the state economy acknowledged the governor for his doggedness in handling the state even after the side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
He urged the governor to continue to embark on the infrastructural development of the state, maintaining that the governor has definitely done a lot for the state.