Alao Akala declares intention to contest Oyo governorship election
The former made his intentions known at his Bodija residence yesterday saying he had been inundated by telephone calls, text messages from well meaning citizens and subjected to intense pressures by Destiny Group, corporate bodies, political associates and friends alike to stage a comeback to the governorship seat of the state.
“Consequently, with all sense of responsibility and with a view to consolidating and surpass the achievements recorded so far by Governor Abiola Ajimobi towards making Oyo state better, I Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala having communed with my Creator, the Almighty God, my immediate family and due consultations with the critical stakeholders, do solemnly offer myself to contest for the Governorship Seat of Oyo state come 2019. So help me God,” Akala said.
While recounting his tenure as governor in the past, Akala said When he had the privilege of occupying the office several years ago, he endeavoured to put smiles on the faces of the people of the pace-setter state within the available resources at his disposal.
“I make bold to say emphatically and unequivocally that my laudable accomplishments in virtually all sectors speak volumes and which without mincing words had earned me the sobriquet of “OYATO GOVERNOR,” he said.