Abiodun urges APC members to avoid do-or-die politics
James Sowole in Abeokuta
As preparations for the 2023 general election gather momentum, Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has urged the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the state to make politics with decorum and not seeing the upcoming exercise as a matter of do or die.
The governor who said this, while addressing party worshipers at a Ramadan Iftar held for members of the three senatorial districts, held in Abeokuta, said the party would follow its constitution to the letter without prejudice in the selection of people who would represent the state. levels during elections.
This, he noted, was to support the party’s stronghold in the 20 local government areas and 236 wards.
The governor noted that his administration since its inception has done a lot through the implementation of actionable policies and programs to ensure that the APC grows stronger every day.
He noted that the party has since become a beautiful wife as people from other political parties have joined in order to be part of the success story.
He said, “God has continued to help us run this administration. We put structure in place and remained focused on delivering the dividends of democracy to our people. We have demonstrated what it takes to understand democracy and we are doing everything to root it in our state.
He recalled that the recent local government election was a manifestation of the overwhelming acceptability of the party by the people of the state, which led to the party winning all 20 local governments in the state.
While commending APC members for their steadfastness and commitment at the party’s just-concluded National Congress in Abuja, Abiodun pledged that the party’s state executive committee led by Yemi Sanusi and others State leaders would do everything possible to make the state’s primary election crisis. -free.
While instructing the party faithful to imbibe the spirit of love and forgiveness in line with the spirit of Ramadan, the governor further urged them to continue supporting the government in its determination to reposition the state. .
In his remarks, former state governor Chief Olusegun Osoba urged party members to avoid using foul language during the campaign, expressing confidence that the party would emerge victorious in the country. in 2023.
He applauded Abiodun for his leadership which he said helped the party grow, stressing that the cohesion and cooperation shown by party members at its national convention in Abuja is commendable.
Also speaking, Sanusi, noted that the party’s victory in the state in the last general elections in 2019 was the result of determination and cooperation displayed by party members.
He urged them not to give in but to continue with such a spirit of collaboration that party leaders would not disappoint them in the next election.