The Committee of Chairmen of the Action Congress of Nigeria in the 20 local government councils of Ogun state today endorsed Governor Ibikunle Amosun for the 2015 election. The move came on the heels of the endorsement of the governor by his senatorial district, Ogun Central yesterday.
The Senatorial District comprises six local councils: Abeokuta South, Abeokuta North, Odeda, Obafemi Owode, Ewekoro and Ifo.
Addressing a news conference Monday afternoon, the Chairman of Yewa North local government, who doubles as the Secretary of the Chairmen forum in the State, Elder Sunday Mathew Akinyemi said Governor Amosun deserves the second term ticket, “having fulfilled his electoral promises under the five cardinal programmes of the party.”
The communique which was later obtained by our correspondent and signed by 16 Chairmen read in part: “the Committee at the session held on Monday, July 15, 2013, resolved that sequel to the achievements of our amiable governor, the Committee of Chairmen of the party in the State has decided to endorse His Excellency, Senator Ibikunle Amosun for the 2015 governorship election in the State.
“The achievements included educational development, “which witnessed massive construction of model schools, distribution of free text books, which happened last during late Bisi Onabanjo era, and continuous renovation of classrooms.
“In the area of transportation, the bus mass transit of the administration has drastically reduced fares and monopoly of some
transporters, while in the history of the state, the supply of potable water has never been so stable and available. This is as a
The Committee also listed achievements on health, agriculture, employment generation, security and prompt payment of workers’ salary as reasons for backing the governor for the second term.