By Yakubu Temitope
Traders in Ibadan North will smile to the bank soon as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Ibadan North federal constituency, Prince Olaide Musiliu Akinremi, aka Jagaban, said more women and youths would be empowered if he emerges as lawmaker to the House of Representatives in February 16 election.
Explaining that his constituents would enjoy impressive representation, Akinremi, while addressing his supporters across the federal constituency, assured that nothing would stop him when elected.
Akinremi, who added that he has been assisting people through the little has inspired him to be doing though his Prince Akinremi Foundation (PAF), reiterated that he would establish the free vocational/skills acquisition centre, which is presently operating within the premises of PAF, in some other locations so as to make the facility easily accessible to the teeming youths in various residence.
This is just as he noted that through his representation of the constituency at the National Assembly, beneficiaries of other activities of his Foundation, in the areas of payment and disbursement of scholarships and bursaries to students of secondary schools and tertiary institutions, as well as soft credit facilities without repayment to market women and artisans, will be increased considerably, besides his positive contributions to national issues.
While urging people across the state to vote massively for APC come in the February 16th and March 2nd, 2019 general elections, Akinremi described the APC as the only party in the country whose leadership is led by men and women of integrity who are consistent achievers in the areas of the welfare and emancipation of humanity, adding that many of these leaders had addressed the people on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at the Mapo Hall, venue of the party’s Southwest campaign flag off.
Akinremi explained that the large heart and master planning potentials of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who is the national leader of the party, is obvious to all including political rivals, and that the consistency in the defense of the rights of citizens by Comrade Adams Oshiomole, the party’s National Chairman, right from his leadership of the national body of Labour, 8 years as Edo state Governor and presently within the ruling APC, is known to all and sundry.
He further stated that “it is obvious that the outgoing Governor of the state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, who is the party’s candidate for Oyo South Senatorial district, has over the last 7 years laid the foundation of a modern Oyo state, and that Oloye Adebayo Adelabu, the party’s governorship candidate is the best man that can take the state to the next level of improvement in the security of lives and property, education, sound health services, agriculture, solid road development and other infrastructures.”
Akinremi thereafter described critics of the Governor Ajimobi-led APC administration as few prejudiced and retrogressive set of people in the state, who he said are lovers of the kind of political doldrums the previous PDP administration plunged the state into, where all forms of insensitivities-mismanagement and squandering of resources and violence were the order of the day, to the extent that the state House of Assembly became an amusement park for hoodlums.
He, however, said that he was sure that the progressive-minded people of the state are ready to safeguard their future with their votes in support of the APC in the state through in the forthcoming general elections, “for the next level of adequate security in the state, through the Security Trust Fund (STF), renovation of public secondary schools, through Schools Governing Board (SGB), agriculture revolution through Oyo Agric, sound health services through the Health Endowment Scheme, creation of jobs and subsidized transportation for the ‘mekunus,’ through the Ajumose Shuttle, the state-owned transport system, world-class road developments and other infrastructures.”