Ile-Ife Deserves Upgrade as Yoruba Cultural Capital – Senator Ademola Adeleke

Frontline governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in Osun state, Senator Ademola Adeleke has highlighted the importance of Ile Ife as the cultural capital of Yoruba people, calling for urgent upgrade of the ancient city.

Addressing supporters and party leaders at Ile Ife in continuation of his tour of federal constituencies, Senator Adeleke stated that ” Ile Ife as the cradle of Oodua people is in need of urgent attention in terms of infrastructures “, adding “It is my dream for God to use me to transform this great city into an enviable cultural and tourist capital of the world.

” We should not wait for our Royal Majesty to ask for attention for this city before we act. Failure to develop Ile Ife is an indictment on those in government. I have a big dream- a PDP led state government will change the fortunes of Ifeland in all aspects”, Senator Adeleke.

“We will ensure immediate attention to the needs of our people. One of my key agenda is a people led, mass job creating infrastructural development. Our people will not just witness transformation but they will be the instruments to achieve those development “, he noted.

Speaking on the purpose of his visitation, Adeleke told the mammoth crowd that he was at Ile Ife to reiterate his appreciation for the support he enjoyed in the past, now and in the future.

“I’m here to intimate you of our aspirations and to assure you that we are prepared to wrestle power from the APC. We seek your support both at the primary and the general elections”, he said.

Speaking at the occassion, the Chairman of Ademola Adeleke apex forum in Osun state, Prof Wale Oladipo described the Senator as “a true man of the people, a committed democrat, a grassroots politician and a very competent office seeker.

” You are welcome to Ile Ife, the cradle of Yoruba people. We are elated with your promise to elevate our city in terms of infrastructures and facilities. Our leaders have listened to you . We cannot wait to ride in victory with you to Government House”, Oladipo said.

Top leaders of Imole group accompanied Senator Adeleke on the tour.

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