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Osun Poll: Osogbo Indigenes Meet, Declare Support For Their Kinsman, Durotoye


The Deputy Governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party in the Osun 2018 election, Prof Adeolu Durotoye, has met with his fellow indigenes of Osogbo where they declared their support for him.


At the emergency meeting held at Osogbo City Hall, Olonkoro in Osogbo was attended unions and groups comprised of indigenes of the Osun state capital.


The attendants included Osogbo Progressive Union President, (Worldwide), Alhaji Rasak Siyanbola, Osogbo Progressive Union Chairman, Dr Adeniran Tella, Osogbo Parapo Forum Chairman, Alhaji Iderawuni, Dr Quadri, and Prof Yahaya from the University of Ilorin.


Others included Ace broadcasters who are both osogbo indegenes, Alhaji Akinkunmi Alabi and Alhaji Oyesiku Adelu, Alhaji Taofeek Adeleke, Coordinator "Osun Kwakwansiya movement", Osogbo National Student Union (ONSU) President, Comrade Gbadebo Lukman and members of his cabinet members, Deacon Ajao and the head of "Amugba compound osogbo where Prof Adeolu Durotoye hails.


Also in attendance are Mr Moshood Oladejo (MAO), chairman association of people whose buildings were demolished along Ajegunle, Igbona, Mosalasi Gaji axis.


Over 1000 Osogbo indigenes present at the meeting resolved to stand by their son, Prof Durotoye in the forthcoming gubernatorial election, stating that Osogbo's political future is bleak if they fail to do so.


They agreed that Osogbo has numerical political advantage, and stressed that they should be accorded the deserved respect in the political space.


Speaking, the OPU National Chairman, Alhaji Siyanbola categorically stated that, "Osogbo sons and daughters should shun money politics in the best interest of our dear town"


Siyanbola further maintained that the Choice of supporting Durotoye is not based on financial inducement, but the Greater Good of osogbo.


"Nobody has given us any money, what we are doing is just in the best interest of our town. If we have cannot Produce Governor right now, we must not miss out on producing the deputy Governor of this state. Osogbo has the vote, osogbo has the mental capacity, osogbo have  always being a town to be reckoned with even before the creation of Osun State"


He further warned anyone who would like to "trade" Osogbo's political future for their personal and selfish interest to desist from doing so, because they will be vehemently resisted .


While responding, the convener of the meeting, Durotoye assured Osogbo sons and daughters that, if he is supported to become the number two citizen of the state, Osogbo's interest will be protected.


He further stated that, "I have been defending osogbo interest even as a private citizen, and I will not desist from doing so as the Deputy Governor of Osun State" if osogbo would Have a fair claim at the governorship slot of Osun State in the next eight years, the journey begins now."



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