The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has officially broken the silence on his ambition at a public declaration where he confirmed his intention to run for a second term as governor.
Addressing a huge crowd of supporters at the Government House arcade just before picking up his nomination form, Governor Ajimobi enthused that the will of the people which prompted him to pick the nomination form a second term would prevail and make him victorious.
He stressed that that the infrastructural provisions already put in place have provided the much needed pedestal for transformation to thrive and reposition the state in critical areas of the economy.
Ajimobi added that his second term, if given the chance, would be used to provide more people friendly, need based projects in key sectors including education, health, and commerce.
The Governor had stated at different fora that he needed to be sure that the call for a second term was from the people and not just politicians.
The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Oyo State, Akin Oke, expressed his delight at the turn out of people and their peaceful conduct round the city. He also expressed confidence in the party retaining its leadership positions in the state.
The carnival like event was well attended by other aspirants, party officials and supporters and is believed to have set the tone for other aspirants yet to signify their intention.