PDP Primary: 95% of Ayiiwola Delegates Endorse Ademola Adeleke as Ede Backs Imole

Press Statement: 95 percent of delegates for the forthcoming governorship primary of Peoples Democratic Party in Iwo, Ayedire and Ola Oluwa local governments today pledged their votes for Senator Ademola Adeleke.

The endorsement was effected at a fully attended consultative meeting of the party held at Iwo.

Reading out the list of pledged votes local government by local government, the representative of PDP leaders at Ayiwola area, Hon Lukman Mudashiru said the apex committee of the campaign at Iwoland is also working to deliver over 90 percent of adhoc delegates to be elected later this week.

Speaking after Alhaji Sulaiman Bello, a former Iwo local government Chairman, had welcomed the Imole team, Hon Mudashiru said the team at Iwo will also ensure massive mobilisation of voters during the general election.

Responding to the endorsement, the leader of Adeleke Apex forum, Prof Wale Oladipo expressed heartfelt appreciation to Iwoland for the endorsement, describing it as “a challenge to other federal constituencies.

“We are overwhelmed by this massive show of support. You have challenged other councils. Ayiwola is a critical stakeholder in the incoming imole government”, he said.

Defend Your Votes

Oladipo who appreciated the good people of Iwo for their open enthusiasm towards IMOLE PROJECT, challenged them to up their ante of support in the forthcoming governorship election.

He specifically called on voters to defend their votes against habitual election riggers, adding “ensure you vote massively and don’t allow election riggers any breathing space.

“Ademola is Highly Qualified”

Oladipo told the delegates and leaders that Ademola Adeleke is highly qualified in all respects to be the governor of Osun state, adding that the former Senator has the educational, political and economic capacities to contest and win the state for PDP.

Saying no reasonable organization would contemplate changing a potent striker, Oladipo urged delegates from across the state to support the Ede born businessman turned politician, noting that “the state needs Senator Adeleke now than ever before.”

“Ede and Iwo Are Allies” -Ademola Adeleke

Addressing the delegates, Senator Adeleke said Iwo and Ede are of the same blood through decades of migration and inter-marriage, declaring “I am here to thank you for the repeated support we have enjoyed from Iwo land.

“I started my political career in Iwoland. I can never forget that. Also Iwo not only massively voted for me during the senatorial race. When attempts were made to rig the outcome, Iwo people rose to physically defend my victory.

“Now you have also endorsed me for the governorship. This rare show of support confirm that while I am from Ede, Iwo is my political home.

“I promise Ayiwola people that Osogbo-Iwo Ibadan road will be a priority. The Ikire -Iwo road will receive attention. The township road will witness rapid changes. I will grant Iwo the honour she deserves as a senatorial headquarters of Osun West, Senator Adeleke “, Adeleke said.

“Ayiwola is for Imole”- Lere Oyewumi

Speaking earlier, frontline leader of Imole team, Akogun Lere Oyewumi described Iwoland as a major political base of the Imole movement, describing leaders of Imole team from Iwo as loyal supporters of Imole leadership.

Oyewumi who is widely seen as an adopted political son of Iwoland commended the delegates for remaining loyal and steadfast, affirming that “we shall all rejoice in victory at the end”

Leaders who accompanied Senator Adeleke include Chief Bayo Ajeigbe, Prof Wale Oladipo, Alhaji Kazeem Akinleye, Dr BT Sallami, Alhaji Gani Olaoluwa, Hon Clement Olorunwa, Chief (Elder) Peter Babalola Power, Hon Egbedun, Hon Ayodele Asalu, Hon Kamil Aransi, Chief Ebenezer Ebenco, Hon Kunle Adepoju, among others.

Ayiwola leaders from Iwo local government who received Senator Adeleke are Alhaji Sulaiman Akanji Bello (SEEBEE), Hon Halidu Tiamiyu, Hon Olawale Rasheed, Hon. Sunday Oroniyi, Hon. Lukman Mudasiru L&K, Alhaja Afusat Amoo, Hon. Ibrahim Akala, Alhaji Kamilu Adio, Hon. Kola Asimolowo, Hon. Shuti Sulaiman, Alhaji Kasali Salinsile, Alh. Jimoh Ojuolape, Hon. Wasiu Ogundokun, Hon. Ismaila Labaowo, Hon. Ambali Akinbami, Chief Moshood Jabari Captain.

Leaders from Ola Olaoluwa local government include Chief Toogun Alao,
Hon. Isiaka Salawu, Hon. Azeez Salako, Alhaji Ganiyu Adigun, Prince Oyebode Adeboye, Agbaakin Ismail Akinyemi, Hon. Ajani Waheed, Alhaji Lawal Azeez, Prince Gbenro Oyeleke, Engr. Sikiru Olalere, Hon. Olusola Samuel and Mrs Serifat Ajagbe.

Leaders from Ayedire who received Senator Adeleke include Chief Buliaminu Ayodabo, Dr. Diran Adigun, Alh. Rafiu Abiosun, Hon. Yemi Asafa, Alh. Abideen Amusan, Alh. Fatai Akorede, Hon. Yemi Ogunbiyi, Mr. M. A. Adeyemo, Prince Dele Aderibigbe, Mr. Hafiz Hammed, Mr. Eniola Odeniyi, Hon. Adesoye Makinde, Mr. Kabir Oyelayo, Alhaji Kazeem Moshood, Alhaja Latifatu Oloruntoyin, Hon. Wakeel Ojo, Mrs Kunbi Ademuyiwa, Mrs Dele Adetunbi, Hon. Akinboro and Alhaji Akeem Ganiyu

PDP Guber Primary: Ede Pins Guber Hope on Adeleke, Rally Support for Imole Project

The people of Ede federal constituency today trooped out in their large numbers to welcome Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke as he continues his consultation on the PDP governorship primaries slated for March 7th.

Adeleke and his team who moved from Iwo federal Constituency to his home zone was recieved by voters, delegates and political leaders with several leaders reaffirming their support for “the son of the soil”

Leader of Imole apex forum, Professor Wale Oladipo appreciated people of Ede for the unprecedented show of love for their son, Senator Adeleke.

” We have gone round Osun state. Today Ede people confirms their solid support for their son. They showed us and assured us of 100 percent delegates for their son. Our aspirant in the person of Senator Ademola Adeleke has strong home base. He is a star studded material for the governorship”, the former National Secretary of PDP declared.

He described governorship election project in Nigeria today as humongous which can only be successfully undertaken by a serious minded contestant like senator Ademola Adeleke with requisite qualifications as well as political and economic capacities for the race

Hon Bamidele Salam in his address assured the IMOLE PROJECT team of hundred percent delegates vote in the March 7 primary election of the party.

He enjoined electorate in the Constituency to brace up and give maximum support to Senator Adeleke as a son of the soil.

In similar vein, Elder Sunday Akanfe Atidade while welcoming Senator Adeleke’s entourage to the federal constituency, pledged that the leadership of the party in the federal constituency had long concluded to give all delegates votes to Senator Nurudeen Jackson Ademola Adeleke.

Senator Adeleke commended the people of the federal constituency and the great sons and daughters of Ede in particular for the unflinching love and given him since he ventured into politics of the state after the unfortunate demise of his elder brother, late Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke.

He pledged not to betray their confidence in him as their son and candidate of the party in the forthcoming election.

Senator Adeleke who said he was overwhelmed by the massive show of support said he would work seriously to be a good ambassador of Ede when voted as candidate and governor of the state.

Referencing the 2018 election, Senator Adeleke stated that the strong home base he enjoyed coupled with support from across other local governments in the state made the stolen mandate possible, urging Ede and others cities not to relent in the drive to enthrone good governance in the state.

According to the Senator, the pledge of support of delegates at home when added to the overwhelming backing of delegates from across the states confirmed the acceptance of the Imole project.

“I will not fail you; I will be a good ambassador of Edeland, Senator Adeleke stated.

Present at the consultative forum were Elder Sunday Akanfe Atidade, state deputy chairman of the party, Hon Bamidele Salam, representing the federal constituency at the national assembly, PDP chairmen in the 4 local government making up the federal constituency, Hon Niran Akanfe Atidade representing Ede South State Constituency in the Osun State House of Assembly, Mama Atinuke Oyawoye, Dr BT Salami, Chief Kolade Adeleke, Alhaji Kazeem Akinleye, Hon George Alabi, Hon Ayodele Asalu, Hon Jelili Olaniyan amongst several other leaders

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