Ahead of today’s state congress of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Oyo State, majority of leaders and stakeholders of the party in Oluyole federal constituency have endorsed Hon. Olalekan Adeyemo as the consensus candidate for the chairmanship of Oyo Central senatorial district APC, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe has revealed.
A statement issued by Hon Akande-Sadipe’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Olamilekan Olusada stated that the member representing Oluyole federal constituency in the House of Representatives, and Chairman, House Committee on Diaspora Affairs said that she and other stakeholders are in support of Hon. Adeyemo’s candidacy.
She added that the quality and experience of Hon. Adeyemo among the party hierarchy has distinguished him for the office, insisting that he is a man characterized by three main virtues: integrity, experience, and maturity, which would be great tools for the party to triumph in the 2023 election.
Hon. Adeyemo is the deputy caretaker chairman of Oyo APC and has served as deputy state chairman of Oyo APC.
His political experience and career span many years too numerous to count, including a tenure as a member of the Oyo State House of Assembly for Oluyole state constituency.
Hon Akande-Sadipe said, “The decision to adopt and endorse Hon. Adeyemo was made in an open meeting by the majority of stakeholders in Oluyole APC, with the view of selecting the best candidate for the seat.”
One of the stakeholders, who was also present at the meeting, Hon James Adeleke, said that the selection of Hon Adeyemo represents a democratic choice of a majority within the party.
All ward chairmen present at the deliberation unanimously agreed that Hon. Adeyemo, fondly called Baba Adeyemo is the right man for the job, noting that Baba has proven himself over the years and has amassed respect as well as shown great quality of leadership.
Explaining further on the consensus choice, Hon. Idowu Oyewale averred that Baba Adeyemo is a favorite candidate amongst the leadership and constituents within other local governments in the senatorial district and he is perceived as an eminent personality within the party structure.
In attendance at the stakeholders’ parley and also in support were: Hon Oyeniyi Oyeniran, Hon James Adeleke, Elder Alamu Osuolale, Alhaja Adebiyi, Hon Gbolagade, Chief Garuba Lawal, Pa Abidogun, Alhaji Mufu Ladoja, among many others.
The stakeholders in support and one accord also affixed their signature in a show of support to endorse Hon. Adeyemo as the candidate for the Oyo Central senatorial district APC chairman in the forthcoming state congress.