By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Yewa North Traditional Council (YNTC) led by its Chairman and the Alaye of Ayetoro, Oba Abdul Azeez Ishola Adelakun, today unanimously agreed to support the gubernatorial aspiration of the Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Suraju Ishola Adekunbi in 2019 gubernatorial election.
Oba Adelakun, who spoke during a courtesy call by the Speaker on the traditional Council, in Ayetoro, Yewa North Local Government, prayed that the Yewa’s turn to produce the next governor of the State would come into fruition.
While commending the State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun for promoting equity in standing by the Yewa aspiration, he solicited for the support of all the other Senatorial districts to make it a reality.
Earlier in their separate remarks, the Community heads led by the Chairman of Baales in Yewa North, Chief Afolabi Olaleye said the people of the communities are in support of the Speaker’s aspiration.
Speaking on behalf of other High Chiefs, the Oga Ilu of Ayetoro, Ishola Olateju and the Olori Iyaloja of Ayetoro, Chief (Mrs.) Ajoke Jayeola, solicited for the support of all and sundry for the Speaker’s aspiration to be successful.
In his response, Rt Hon. Adekunbi said that it would take an aspirant who was part of the beginning of the rebuilding mission of the Senator Ibikunle Amosun led -administration to succeed the governor, so as to ensure the success of the on going transformation in the State.
Thanking the traditional rulers and the entire people of his constituency, the Speaker noted that the success so far recorded by the present administration in the State was as a result of their unflinching support.
He assured that when given the opportunity to succeed the governor come 2019, he would consolidate on the existing democratic gains across the State.