By G9ija

Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has expressed confidence that the nation will thrive in all sectors with Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the helm if he is elected as president under the All Progressives Congress (APC) party.

Akeredolu however encouraged citizens to vote for the All Progressive Congress(APC), candidates in the upcoming election, He emphasized that the party will lift the nation out of its current struggles.

Governor Akeredolu made this statement at the APC Senatorial Campaign rally held at Methodist Primary School in Owo, imploring the people not to let the pursuit of a southern presidency go to waste. He emphasized that it is the South’s turn to occupy the presidency after 8 years of northern leadership.

He said: “Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu is tested and trusted. He has been Governor of Lagos State and we know how he transformed the State. I can assure you, Nigeria will move forward under Tinubu as President”

Akeredolu urged the citizens of Owo, Ose, and Akoko to strongly support the APC Senatorial candidate, Pastor Jide Ipinsagba, saying his background in the private sector will make him capable of fulfilling his duties if elected.

APC Chairman Ade Adetimehin noted that the people of Owo are recognized for their contributions to justice and equality in the nation’s democracy.

He said: ”This is Owo. Akeredolu championed the struggle for Southern Presidency. Baba Ajasin championed the June 12 struggle. Another Owo man has championed Tinubu’s presidency. Let us go to our unit, ward and local government. It is time for Yoruba to be President.

“This election is for the Progressive. Our country will move forward under Tinubu. Vote Tinubu and all the Senate, Reps, and House of Assembly candidates under the APC. Don’t sell your votes.

Adetimehin also welcomed over 500 members from the PDP, led by Bada Sunday and Sola Dauda, into the APC.

During the rally, a student group called the Coalition of Youth Group in Ondo North Senatorial District honored the governor with two awards for his bravery and support of the youth.