By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
The chairmanship candidate of Amalgamated Commercial Motorcycle Owners and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN) in Ogun State, Alhaji Sotayo Razaq popularly called Sholebo, on Tuesday outshone others at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Kuto, Abeokuta, venue of the Independent Day celebration.
Sholebo mobilized over 10,000 members of the association to the main bowl of the stadium to fill the vacant seats which aroused the attention of Governor Dapo Abiodun.
The shout of Sholebo, however, rend the air when the governor’s carriage moved round the stadium to cheer the crowd.
The crowd who gave voice endorsement of Sholebo’s candidature was shouting “Sholebo, o Kajue, among others.
Speaking with our reporter, Sholebo said despite numerous challenges, the nation was on the right path.
”I congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Dapo Abiodun, and all Nigerians on the occasion of Nigeria’s 59th Independence anniversary. There are those with the opinion that we have very little to celebrate and I will respectfully disagree with them.
“In 59 years, our country has faced many challenges, but with the help of God, we have overcome many of those challenges and made progress in multiple spheres of human endeavors,” he said.
Speaking further, Sholebo thanked Gov. Abiodun for the tremendous support given to the union. He is to be commended for the peace we are enjoying in Ogun State chapter of NURTW. Ogun NURTW is crisis-free, there is no rancour in any of our motor parks,” he opined.