The Eze Ndigbo of Ogun state, Eze Willie Okwonwo Ejimkomye has endorsed the candidature of Hon Adekunle Akinlade for the upcoming gubernatorial election in the state.
He stated this during the Ogun state New Year Yam Festival in Ifo. He described him as “their son” and promised to mobilise votes and ensure his victory at the polls come 2019.
Hon Adekunle was at the event with the Secretary to the state government Barr. Taiwo Adeoluwa who was representing the Executive governor Senator Ibikunle Amosun at the event.
Barrister Taiwo presented Hon Adekunle as the consensus candidate of the APC to the cheering crowd who pledged their support for him.
Barrister Taiwo also commended the Igbo community in the state for their peaceful conduct and pledged government continuous support towards their cause, especially in the area of political appointment.
Hon Adekunle Akinlade in his remark, appreciated the Ndigbos in the state for their unalloyed loyalty to the state government and promised to sustain the mission to rebuild and run an all–inclusive government centred on the needs of the peoples.