Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has flagged off his campaign for the Ogun Central senatorial seat, under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Addressing supporters, at the Pansheke Area of Abeokuta, the state capital, Amosun promised to give quality representation in the Senate if elected.
Royal fathers, Igbo and Hausa community leaders as well as representatives of student unions, youth and women groups were also in attendance.
“Nobody can come and dictate to us in Ogun State and we must not allow them to come and take us captive”, he said.
According to him, the people of the state were enlightened and well educated, and so know what is right for them.
He promised to leverage on his wealth of experience, contacts and goodwill, for the betterment of the people of the district, adding that he would not abandon his constituency.
The governor, who vigorously campaigned for the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari, enjoined residents to vote massively for him.
This he said was necessary, to enable him finish the good works he started in the areas of infrastructure, anti-corruption and the economy. among others.
The state Chairman of the APC, Chief Derin Adebiyi, who presented the party’s flag to the governor, enjoined the people to vote massively for him, assuring that Amosun will not disappoint them.
Amosun had earlier visited the Alake and Paramount ruler of Egba land, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, in his palace at Ake, to pay homage to the traditional council, where he said “we are here to inform you that I will be running for the senate.”
Responding, Gbadebo thanked and appreciated the governor for the developmental projects he embarked upon in the state.
He noted that Amosun was well suited for the Senate, judging by his wealth of experience.