Ogun 2019: Yewa Obas go spiritual for Akinlade’s Victory
London, Dec. 2018 (AltAfrica)- The Yewa Traditional Council of Obas under the leadership of Olu of Ilaro and Paramount ruler of Yewa land, HRM Oba Kehinde Gbadewole Olugbenle, MFR, on Friday goes spiritual as they prayed for the victory of one of their illustrious sons, Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade, the gubernatorial candidate under the banner of Allied Peoples’ Movement, APM as governor of the state.
The Obas who have converged at the Obas Council Secretariat in Ilaro, the political headquarters of Ogun West Senatorial District to receive Akinlade and his team, on courtesy call to seek royal blessings, prayed vehemently for him and his deputy, Mrs Adepeju Adebajo turn by turn to emerge victorious in the coming elections.
Addressing the royal father, Akinlade reiterated his commitment to see to the welfare of the Obas, thanking them for their supports and assuring them that he would never take it for granted.
“My fathers, your welfare will be priority in our administration. I will not disappoint you as governor of our dear state. dividends of democracy will be distributed evenly”, he said.
Alhaji Sarafa Tunji Isola, the DG APM Campaign Committee in his speech assured the Obas that they would not regret supporting the candidacy of Hon. Akinlade who is their son and his deputy.
“Whatever they promise to do will be kept. APM government will be a government for the people by the people. Ours will be people oriented.
“Your son, Akinlade, is God sent to address issue of marginalisation of Ogun West since the creation of our state. It is a well known fact that, Ogun West is yet to be the governor of the state, now Akinlade is available to fill that gap”, the former minister said.