Akure – Sunshine Integrity Movement (SIM), a group within the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state, on Wednesday urged the people of the state to support the second term aspiration of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
The group, which comprises commissioners, members of the State House of Assembly and other appointees of the state government, expressed confidence that Akeredolu would clinch the APC nomination to contest next year’s gubernatorial election in the state.
Olu Aboluwoye, director general of the group, disclosed at a press conference in Akure, the state capital, that they had secured 70 percent of delegates that would vote during the party’s primary.
Aboluwoye said the governor deserved a second term in office considering what he had done for the people of the state.
He called on other members of the party interested in the governorship contest to shelve their aspirations for Akeredolu.
The director general said the government had been paying salaries of workers regularly since inception over two years ago.
According to him, the infrastructural development of the government could be seen in all the three senatorial districts of the state.
“The people of Ondo State are aware that these achievements have added value to the human capital development as well as the economic growth of our dear state.
“The Sunshine Integrity Movement has secured 75 percent of automatic delegates of the primary election in the year 2020. These delegates are very loyal and honest with impeccable character.
“In case, the APC decides to use Direct Primary method of choosing candidate, we have secured 70 percent of loyal party members in the state. It should be put on record that loyal and committed members of the APC are proud of the achievements of Akeredolu,” he said.
At the conference were Commissioner for Finance, Wale Akinterinwa; Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Emmanuel Igbasan; Special Advisers on Investment, Boye Oyewumi and Special Adviser on Multilateral, Bunmi Ademosu.