In preparation for the forthcoming local government elections slated for 15th May, 2021, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ibadan South East local government chapter yesterday inaugurated various committees for campaign for its Chairman and councillorship candidates.
The inauguration and presentation of flags to the PDP candidates for the election, Hon. Emmanuel Alawode and all the 12 councilors was done at the Mapo hall, Ibadan in the presence of Hon. Dare Adeleke, Chairman Pace Setter Transport Services Limited, Professor Daud Sangodoyin, Commissioner for Works and Public Transport, Hon. Ademola Akeem Ige Special Adviser to the Governor on Culture and Tourism, Mogaji Abass Oloko, Vice Chairman, Oyo State Tourism Board, Hon. Ademola Abdulrazak, Hon. Segun Popoola, Hon. Fatai Adeshina, Hon. Deji Aboderin, Hon. Dele Ojo and Abass Balogun (Oppressor).
In his speech at the inauguration ceremony, the Chairman of Pace Setter Transport Service, Hon. Dare Adeleke said that the caliber of members that constituted the committees showed the importance the party attached to the election.
He said the PDP is fully prepared to win the election given the achievements of Governor Seyi Makinde in less than 2 years in office.
He urged the campaign committee members to harness the aspirations of the people in the council and ensure that their will prevails.
Speaking with journalists after the inauguration, Hon. Ademola Akeem Ige who is the Chairman Publicity Committee said the committees would do their best to ensure that PDP wins the election, stressing that with the quality of the people in the various committees, the PDP is sure of victory.
Hon. Ademola Ige further said that Engr Seyi Makinde has done so much in terms of delivering dividends of democracy to the people and critical infrastructures in the State in the last 23 months in office; hence the people should reciprocate his gesture by voting enmasse for all the PDP candidates during the local government elections.
Earlier in his welcome speech, the PDP Chairman, Engr Sulaiman Adeshina commended the Governor for his dexterity and leadership quality which he displayed that led to the victory of Ambassador Taofeek Oladejo Arapaja Chairman South West at the recently conducted congress in Osogbo.
Other committee Chairmen inaugurated included;
Professor Daud Sangodoyin Chairman Finance/Fund raising committee;
Hon. Fatai Adeshina, Chairman Security Committee;
Hon. Yinka Omikunle, Chairman Mobilization Committee and