The African Democratic Congress(ADC) in Oyo state on Thursday inaugurated the the governorship campaign committee of the party called “The Handshake Campaign Committee” at Jogor Center, Ibadan.
While Bayo Lawal is the Director-General of the campaign organisation, Pastor Yinka Adepoju will serve as Secretary.
Some of the other members of the campaign committee include:
Dr. Busari Adebisi
Chief Olayiwola Olakojo
Chief Michael Koleoso
Barrister Lowo Obisesan
Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja
Sen. Gbenga Babalola
Dr Wale Adegoke
Professor Tunde Ayeleru
In his welcome address, the state party chairman, Alhaji Ahmed Ayinla stated that the party is moving forward in the right direction. He said he has the assurance that the party aspirants will win at the polls. He urged party faithfuls to go back to their various places and mobilise the people.
In a remark, a former governor of Osun state, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola thanked the other contestants in the party primary for conceding and being magnanimous saying “there is nobody who doesn’t appreciate good things but it has been destined that only one person can be there at a time”.
Oyinlola declared ADC is now the third largest party in Nigeria and he attributed it to the tireless work done by the party leaders at the national and state level.
The governorship candidate of the party, Sen. Olufemi Lanlehin thanked the party and its supporters for their continuous service. He charged the members of the committee to be diligent and work hard to ensure that all aspirants on the party’s platform win at the polls.