Th governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Adebayo Adelabu has promised to carry Nigerians diaspora long in his government if he is elected as the next governor of Oyo State in the 2019 election.
He gave the assurance over the weekend in a telephone conversation with members of the United Kingdom chapter of the APC.
While sharing his seven point agenda, the governorship candidate solicited for the group’s unflinching support towards clinching the governorship seat in the coming election.
Acknowledging the importance of the diaspora in the country’s socio-economic development, Adelabu, a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, promised that his administration will harness talents from the diaspora if he is elected governor. He urged the group to be fully involved in the electioneering campaign programmes across Oyo state.
While responding, the group, through its chairman, Mr Kolawole Saidu assured the governorship candidate of total support in order for the APC to retain the governorwhip seat in the State.
Three members of the group who were also aspirants in the party primaries promised to deliver their constituencies for Adelabu during the elections.