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“My Coming Victory In The Primary, General Elections Is God’s Promise”– Aiyedatiwa

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The Ondo State Governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has said he is sure of winning the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in April and the main election in November this year.

Aiyedatiwa, who became Ondo State governor less than two months ago, said his predecessor, the late former Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, had predicted that he (Aiyedatiwa) would become the next governor of the Sunshine State. He described his late boss as a prophet who foresaw him becoming the next governor.

The governor stated this at a meeting with the officials and the members of the Lucky Aiyedatiwa Campaign Organisation Foot Soldiers in Akure on Saturday.

This was according to a statement on Sunday by the LACO-FS State Director of Information, Mr. Kayode Fasua.

The quoted Aiyedatiwa as saying: “My supporters should continue working and never doubt, as my coming victory in the primary and general elections is the promise of God.

“This (my emergence as governor) is what my late boss, Governor Akeredolu, wanted. A lot of people don’t really know Akeredolu; they don’t know that he was a prophet.

“There was a time after he (Akeredolu) returned from a medical vacation that he told the cabinet members during an executive council meeting that ‘Look, Aiyedatiwa will emerge as the next governor.’”

The governor noted that his ambition to contest for governorship position was beyond the mandate of his joint ticket with the late Akeredolu but a sincere mission to transform Ondo State and uplift the standard of living of the people.

According to the statement, the LACO-FS Convener, Dr. Oladipupo Okeyomi, in his remarks, disclosed that over 250,000 campaigners code-named ‘Foot Soldiers’ had been positioned across the 18 local government areas of Ondo State, to secure victory for Aiyedatiwa in the primary and the major election.

Similarly, the Director-General of the group, Mr. Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye, said the group was set to tour all the local government areas starting from this week to mid-March, with Aiyedatiwa leading the campaigns.

Other governorship aspirants on the platform of the APC are a former member of the House of Representatives, Mr Mayowa Akinfolarin; a former Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Oladunni Odu; a former Special Adviser to the governor on Health, Prof Francis Faduyile; Chief Olusola Oke, a former Chairman of OSOPADEC, Mr Gbenga Edema, Dr Jimoh Ibrahim, Dr Paul Akintelure.