Osogbo – Within the spate of one year, Senator Ademola Adeleke (PDP) has offered to contest for the plum job being occupied by Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State.
Senator Adeleke, who contested and won the Osun West Senatorial District seat last year after the sudden death of his elder brother, Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke, has also submitted his form of intention to participate in the September 22nd governorship election in the state.
Submitting his form of intention to the State Chairman of PDP, Soji Adagunodo at the Party Secretariat along Ikirun road, Senator Ademola Adeleke promised to rescue the state from the current challenges.
He described his declaration as sacrosanct to rescue the state from the present quagmire.
The PDP governorship aspirant, who stormed the party secretariat with hundreds of his supporters, affirmed that he is contesting to champion the scourge of unemployment in the state if elected governor.
Adeleke posited that youths employment would be the focal point of his administration, the move he described as a sustainable panacea to socioeconomic challenges confronting the state.
He promised to do everything humanly possible to advance education sector while emergency would also be declared to revamp agriculture sector if voted.
Enumerating some of his achievements since assumption of office, Adeleke said he had empowered his constituents, saying over N250 million scholarships had been given to students in the senatorial district.
Senator Adeleke expressed confidence in his ability to govern the state by building on the good legacies left behind by his late elder brother, Isiaka Adeleke.
He said, “I have the ability to galvanise electorate towards ensuring a remarkable victory in the coming Osun gubernatorial race.”
Adeleke further called on all party faithful to respect party supremacy, stressing that the gesture would help in promoting peace and unity in the party.
He vowed to support whosoever that emerge victorious in the party’s primaries.
Urging the leadership of PDP to give him the opportunity to fly the party’s flag in the forthcoming election, Adeleke assured the party’s victory with his candidature.
He therefore charged electorate who are yet to get their PVCs to do so.