Ahead of the February 16th Presidential Election, Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN has assured President Muhammadu Buhari of handsome vote from the state.
Governor Akeredolu spoke at the MKO Democracy Park, venue of the All Progressives Congress, APC, rally in Ondo State on Tuesday, 5th February, 2019.
Akure, the capital of the state was locked down as massive crowd trooped out to Welcome President Buhari and his entourage to the sunshine state.
Governor Akeredolu said : “In 2015, even when APC was not in government, we delivered Ondo for you Mr President. Now, the All Progressives Congress is in government in Ondo State.
“Mr President, be rest assured that we will deliver handsome votes for you. The people of Ondo State are indomitable. We know what you stand for. I can assure you we will vote massively for APC “
The Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo while making his own remark said 9.2 million children benefit from the Federal Government school feeding programme. But the target is 13 million. He also revealed that the N- Power Programme has over 500’000 beneficiaries and government target was 1.5 million at the Next Level.
According to the Vice President the Lagos /Ibadan railway would be commissioned on 7th February this year.
“President Buhari built the 3 refineries when he was Minister of Petroleum but the people who are now campaigning that they want to return to power couldn’t add anything to it in their sixteen years in power.
” The South West people are stakeholders in the present Government. I then urge you to vote for APC.”
President Buhari who spoke to crown the campaign said his administration has fulfilled all the campaign promises he made in 2015.
” The Vice President has made my job easy because he’s the chairman of the Economy Council. In economy, we have empowered our people to overcome poverty. We have stopped importation of rice.
“We would continue to work hard to secure our people. We have made tremendous progress in the fight against corruption and we shall continue to work hard to secure our people.
“When we came, Boko Haram was in charge of seventeen local government areas in Borno state but now Boko Haram has been reduced abysmally low”
President Mohammadu Buhari said corruption was developed into a culture but we have changed that.
The President earlier met with traditional rulers in Ondo State at the GPM Event Centre, Oba Ile, Akure.