Despite the rejection of his preferred candIdate by the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun has boasted that Hon. Adekunle Abdulkabir Akinlade will suceed him as governor in 2019.
The governor, who spoke during the town hall meeting on 2019 budget at the cultural centre Abeokuta, added that his opponents’ wishes will not be realised.
“Hon Akinlade will succeed me when I finish my tenure in May 2019, because, he is the only one who is capable to continue from where I will stop in the infrastrutural development in the state.
“We will win in every local government in the state, either Yewa, Ijebu, Abeokuta, we are ready for them, anywhere they go we shall meet them there. They can not choose for the people, the people know the right candidate who is Hon. Akinlade”, he said.
Amosun, who gave his administration passmark in area of infrastructural development of the state, said only Hon. Akinlade has the vision to continue the infrastructural development.
He told the gathering that his administration had reduced poverty level to the bearest minimum in the state and assured that the 2019 budget will focus on all the projects under construction in the rural areas.