By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
The governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun has been endorsed and blessed by the Royal Fathers in Remo Kingdom led by the Akarigbo of Remo Land, His Royal Majesty Oba Babatunde Ajayi.
This occurred when he paid them homage in respect of his aspiration to become the governor of the State come 2019.
The Ogun APC Gubernatorial Candidate, Prince Dapo Abiodun while reeling out his manifesto, highlighted his policies and plans to be implemented when he becomes the next governor of the State. Some of his plans as stated by the governorship candidate of APC include free education up to the junior school level, provision of standard health care, creation of industrial parks, increase in IGR, equal distribution of infrastructures across the state and many more.
The royal fathers from Onirolu of Irolu, Oba S. A. A Adeyiga, Ewusi of Makun Sagamu, Oba Timothy Akinsanya and Oludotun of Idotun Ikenne, the Odunayo Solari all spoke on behalf of other Obas and blessed the candidate of APC to show support for his aspiration based on being a true son of the soil.
Oba Akarigbo of Remo, HRM Babatunde Ajayi in his reactions also prayed for Prince Dapo Abiodun and advised him to ensure he fulfil all he has highlighted.
Earlier in the day, Prince Dapo Abiodun with his campaign team also paid a consultation visit to the Palace of the Paramount Ruler of Egbaland Alake of Egba Land, Ake, Abeokuta to seek for blessing of his official flag off of his electioneering campaign towards the forthcoming gubernatorial election.
The APC gubernatorial candidate reiterate that his administration will build on the success of the incumbent Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and ensure he puts the interest of the good people of Ogun first under his administration.
While pleading for support for himself and his deputy from the paramount ruler, Prince Dapo also used the medium to solicit support for President Muhammed Buhari for his second term ambition tagged Next level for Nigeria
He also noted that within one year of his administration, he will ensure increase in the IGR of the state, rural development , Good governance, women empowerment, education development, improvement of the health sector, facilitate the availability of constant power supply and infrastructural development, to mention but few.
Also in his response, the Alake of Egbaland land Oba (Dr) Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo prayed for Prince Dapo Abiodun and his deputy, while also charging them not to renege with their promise once they gets to realm of affairs.