2024: APC Chairmen declare support for Ondo female aspirant, Funmilayo Waheed-Adekojo

More Chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have declared their implicit support for the gubernatorial aspiration of Mrs. Funmilayo Waheed-Adekojo.

It would be recalled that the ward chairmen of the All Progressives Congress in Ikare-Akoko, had thrown their weight behind the only female aspirant on Sunday.

In a latest development on Monday, the APC Chairman of all Chairmen in Akoko South West Local Government Area of the State, Mr Oki Abiodun, expressed unfeigned interest in the governorship ambition of Funmilayo Waheed-Adekojo.

Oki who noted that no female politician had ever occupied the exalted seat in the state, called for more support for Funmilayo to emerge as the candidate of the party in the forthcoming primary election slated for April.

The party Chieftain also urged the leadership of the party to rally support for Waheed-Adekojo, adding that the jinx against the emergence of a female Governor must be broken.

“We firmly believe that her leadership qualities, coupled with her unwavering dedication to the betterment of our society, make her an exceptional candidate for the gubernatorial role. Therefore, we pledge our full support to Mrs. Funmilayo Waheed-Adekojo’s gubernatorial aspiration, confident in her ability to lead with integrity, compassion, and a steadfast commitment to the progress of our state.”

In the same vein, the aspirant was also assured of political support in the neighbouring Akoko South East Local Government Area.

The Chairman of Ward Chairmen in the area, Mr Adeyemi John, extolled the virtues of the APC governorship aspirant, expressing optimism about her emergence as the candidate of the party.

He said, “As Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC), we collectively and wholeheartedly declare our unwavering support for the gubernatorial aspiration of Mrs. Funmilayo Waheed-Adekojo. Mrs Waheed-Adekojo has consistently demonstrated her commitment to the ideals and success of our party through her remarkable philanthropic endeavours and dedicated efforts towards grassroots development.

“Her selfless contributions to the advancement of our party’s objectives have been evident through various initiatives aimed at uplifting the lives of our citizens and fostering community growth. Mrs. Waheed-Adekojo’s extensive track record of service and leadership within our party further underscores her suitability for the esteemed position of governor.

However, she expressed appreciation to the Chieftains of the party. She pledged her commitment to the growth of the state and Growth of the All progressives Congress at large.

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