With about eight days to the Osun gubernatorial election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, the governorship candidate of People Democratic Party (PDP), has promised to readdress the welfare of Osun workers as well as the citizens at large, adding that his agenda is for the people of the state.
Adeleke described his six-point agenda as the path of redemption and collective prosperity of the people of the state.
NIGERIA NEWS gathers that the governorship aspirant made the assertion in a statement signed by Olawale Rasheed, the director of media and publicity, Ademola Adeleke campaign organization while receiving members of Osun Democratic Society over recent attacks on his campaign convoy.
He also expressed confidence that nothing would stop his victory during governorship election billed for September 22 in the Omoluabi state.
Reacting to the attack, the governor hopeful said that the attacks were designed to stop his bid to lead Osun to redemption, declaring that, “I am further determined to campaign and win this election for the good of our people.
“I thank you for your solidarity visit. My agenda is for people , by the people and for the people. When I put the agenda together, our party leaders and technocrats also vetted and validated our plans. It is all about the people and how to return prosperity in place of hunger and want.”
Adeleke reiterated his earlier policy statement that workers would enjoy prosperous time under his administration, adding that he would be a governor who truly serves the people.
“I will be a governor who truly serves the people, who bring food on the table, who fights corruption, who pays salaries regularly.
“Every worker deserves his pay. Our government will address workers’ entitlement and welfare upon assumption of office. I have the capacity to deliver on this and other key programmes as contained in our six-point agenda.
“As a performing senator, I have focused on delivering dividends of democracy to my people. I ensured full implementation of constituency projects with all honesty and transparency. As a governor, I will continue this track record of performance, public servants, artisans, teachers, market women and down trodden poor will have a joyful life,” he said.
The senator implored the people of the state to persevere and deploy their voting cards to end the suffering and bring joy by voting him as governor, assuring that, “I will not disappoint you as governor of Osun state.”
Prior to this development, the leader of the society, comrade Hammed Ajagbusi condemned recent upsurge in political violence in the state, especially against opposition leaders, urging security agencies to act quickly to stem the incident.
“We are here in solidarity with the PDP candidate. Attacks and violence are serious threats to the democratic process. We urge security agencies to act quickly,” he said.
Meanwhile, in an earlier report, NIGERIA NEWS had reported that Senator Ademola Adeleke issued a strong warning to Governor Aregbesola against diverting N16.6 billion Paris refund’s share of the state to fund election.