Hon Lateef Akorede, Chairman of Ibarapa North Local Government Area has thanked Governor Seyi Makinde, Otunba Seye Famojuro and the good people of the local government over his emergence as the People’s Democratic Party, PDP Chairmanship candidate for the local government.
Akorede also appreciated the lawmaker representing Ibarapa North, Ibarapa Central Federal Constituency, Dr Adepoju Adebayo, Rt Hon. Edward Adebo Ogundoyin, Speaker Oyo state House of Assembly, Hon Peter Gbadegesin Ojedokun, Member representing Ibarapa North, Hon. Ademola Obafemi Ojo, Commissioner- nominee.
He also thanked leaders and stakeholders of the party in the local government for their support.
He made this known in a statement personally signed by him and made available to newsmen.
It reads: “My sincere appreciation goes to my amiable and ever supportive leaders who stood firmly and deeply for my emergence as the candidate and the flag bearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for second term ahead of the 2024 LG Elections.
“I promise to continue to serve in the interests of the good people of Ibarapa North local government and to make adjustments where necessary for an inclusive and a prosperous Administration tagged – accelerated growth and inclusive development.
“’To whom much is given, much is expected’ I wholeheartedly thank the peoples’ Governor and pride of the west, Engr. Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde (FNSE) for giving me adequate and necessary support in all ramifications which has enabled me to serve the good people of Ibarapa North Local government dearly which later eased my second term bidding and candidature.
“Your Excellency sir, thank you so much for the free hands given to the local government administration in Oyo state. I will forever be grateful sir.
“I will be indebted if I fail to specially recognise and appreciate the unflinching and unalloyed supports of the following great and wonderful party chieftains such as Dr. Adepoju Adebayo Anthony, Lawmaker Representing Ibarapa North, Ibarapa Central Federal Constituency, Rt Hon. Edward Adebo Ogundoyin (Speaker Oyo state House of Assembly, Hon Peter Gbadegesin Ojedokun, Member OYHA, Hon Ademola Obafemi Ojo, commissioner-nominee, Alhaji Akeem Akintola (Kuso), Mr Olayiwola Ojoogun, PDP Party Chairman Ibarapa North Local Government, Former Commissioner, Hon Funmilayo Orisadeyi, (Leader Tapa), Hon. Solomon Ogunjimi (Leader Ayete), Elder Adeyemi Alapesin (Leader Ayete), Elder Alaji Sarafadeen Babarinde (Leader Ayete), Elder Azeez Saminu (Ohio) (Leader Igangan), Elder Oguniyi Abuldwasiu Oluaye (Leader Idiyan/Igangan), Hon. Ogungbenro Fatai (Leader Igangan), Mr.Aderogba (Igangan Leader) Hon. Adebenjo Tunde (Leader Tapa), Elder Salaudeen Popoola (Leader Tapa), Elder Olaotan (Leader Tapa), Chief Ademola Eyinade (Elejire) leader Igboora, Elder Chief K.S. Kolawole (Great Mother).
“My immense gratitude also goes to all the Ad-hoc delegates who unanimously and graciously supported my candidature with their votes. Also the total support and the commitments of the entire members of my cabinet cannot be overlooked. I will continue to repose my undue commitments in the service of our people for the benefit of mankind and our communities development.
“I thank you all for continuous support and love .I promise that I will not let you down .So help me God!!! Ese mo dupe o.”