All Progressives Congress ((APC), governorship aspirant in Oyo State, and former Commissioner for Commerce and Cooperatives in the State, Dr. Kola Balogun on Tuesday declared that the state needs a governor with impeccable character in 2019 to continue with the good works of Governor Abiola Ajimobi in the state.
Dr Balogun who stated this in his Democracy Day message to the people of the state called on eligible voters in and across the state to
elect men and women of impeccable character.
According to Dr Balogun, this is the only way by which Oyo State can witness more developments and progress in education, health care, Agriculture, Infrastructure, Investment promotion, trade and Industry, Empowerment, Labour and productivity and Security of life and property.
The APC governorship aspirant stressed that Oyo state has once served as a good reference point for other states in the past but lost the position due to bad leadership and that only credible, competent and trustworthy candidate among the aspirants of the various political parties jostling for the governorship position to keep the State going in wealth creation and employment generation.
“As we mark another anniversary of democracy today, I am using this opportunity to felicitate with all Nigerians and the good people of Oyo State in particular as we celebrate the 19th year of democracy. Our state in the past has been a reference point and good example for other states in the areas of education, the bedrock of development in any society, we are the first in health, agriculture, commerce and industry but we got wrong at some points due to bad leadership.” he said.
Dr Balogun added “as we await the next general elections in 2019, it becomes extremely important for the good people of Oyo State to elect credible individuals to various political offices”