APM massive crowd at the flag- 0ff campaign, adopts Buhari as president.Adunni Adetola
Allied peoples movement APM, a new party in Ogun state flagged off campaign with the flag bearer, Hon.Adekunle Abdulkabir Akinlade as the governorship candidate.
The campaign took place at MKO Abiola International stadium in Abeokuta Ogun- state with a massive turn out of people at the campaign.
The APM governorship candidate, Hon.Akinlade stated categorically that the mandate was given to him represent the good people of in-state in the forth coming election.
The governorship candidate mentioned on thursday at the APM official campaign flag-0ff adoption of president Muhammadu Buhari as the presidential candidate, also declared their full support for the incumbent governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Lekan Mustapha both APC flag bearers as the Senatorial candidates for ogun central and ogun East.
Akinlade the governorship candidate of Allied peoples movement APM who came to the venue with his deputy, Adebajo in a motorcade carrying cassava, showing a symbol of the party. His former party APC All progressives Congress earlier denied him and others the tickets to run under its banner.
Akinlade in his speech said” For about two two months, you are all witnesses that we had to fight for the freedom of our people to freely chose the government of their choice.” Also we had to contend with some forces that are determined to reverse the match to prosperity in ogun.
The governorship candidate who is the anointed candidate of governor Amosun described the crises which led to the defection along side others from the party team as ” tortuous and challenging “.
Akinlade described the incumbent governor Amosun as his mentor and exemplary leader he vowed to continue his legacy of elected as the next governor of Ogun-state, he added that he would transform the state to the next level.” Mission To Rebuild with improvement on education, health facilities, health care delivery services, road infrastructure, rural development youth woman empowerment, agriculture
The APM national chairman Mamman Yusuf Dantalle, while adopting President Buhari presented the party flag to the governorship candidate commented that the flag would be given to governor Amosun of APC for onward transmission to president Muhammadu Buhari as a symbol of party and adopting him as its candidate at the poll.
The director general Tunji Ishola described the massive crowd as general acceptance and victory of the people.
The national chairman congratulated the members who defected from APC was a wise decision. The boss advised them to work together in peace and unity to ensure success at the poll.
The minister of mines and steel Ishola expressed his confidence that APM governorship candidate would win the election.
The massive turnout of today Thursday shows where the votes goes in 2019. As the people of Ogun as spoken and will decide in 2019.
Akinlade assured that victory is certain in 2019.