Ogun 2023: Amosun blows hot, says Dapo Abiodun must be removed as governor

By Our Correspondent 



Immediate past Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun on Friday insisted that the second term ambition of his successor, Prince Dapo Abiodun must be thwarted based on his failure to meet with the yearnings of the electorates 

Amosun who is the Senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial district affirmed that he is not in support of the current administration in the state stating that all efforts must be made to vote the government out of power.

The Former governor while speaking after receiving an award from the Abeokuta Club to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the club stated that the 2019 governorship election in the state was rigged to favour the incumbent, called on his supporters to be on the lookout for the next line of action.

His words, 
"I am elated to have heard people saying that when we were there, we have done the works of four, five, past governors combined, we are happy that people appreciated the little we have done, You know clearly my stand on this matter, just wait very soon, you will hear from us, my stand is where I stand, I am not in support of this administration, he must be removed".

The former governor while speaking on the 2019 Ogun state Governorship election for the first time after leaving office stated that his supported candidate of APM, Mr. AbdulKabir Akinlade won the election but was rigged in favour of the occupant of the seat.

He noted that some of those involved have disclosed their parts in the rigging and have apologized.

He explained that there was a gang up against his person noting that he had since moved on.

Senator Amosun hinted he was elated with the award given to him by the Abeokuta club describing it as a recognition of his administration's remarkable efforts.

Senator Amosun while responding to a comment that he did not spread his administration achievements across the state said his land mark projects are present in all the senatorial districts in the state.

Earlier, Former Ogun state  governor, Chief Olusegun Osoba had commended Senator Amosun for the infrastructural upgrade of Abeokuta capital city including the ongoing amphitheater at the Alake palace.

The president of Abeokuta club, Chief Tokunbo Odebunmi while speaking said there are pressure on all the infrastructure cited at the state capital hence the need for the state government to always treat the capital city specially.

The commissioning of projects and award ceremony of the Abeokuta club was part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the club

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