Ahead of the 2023 general elections , Better Representation Solidarity Group (Oyo South chapter), a political support group with the vision of restoring the eroding glory of Oyo South Senatorial District, has said it is throwing its weight behind the senatorial ambition of Dr. Nureni Aderemi Adeniran.
The spokesperson of the group, Hon. Ade Ajayi, disclosed this in Ibadan on Wednesday, adding that the group is set to roll out a voter registration awareness campaign.
He commended the state governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, for his role in ensuring equity and level playing field in the eventual emergence of a credible candidate in Oyo South Senatorial District.
According to Ajayi, Better Representation Solidarity Group (Oyo South chapter) is affiliated with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), adding that it comprises of vibrant politicians with common political persuasion in the state.
Ajayi noted that the group is not in any way disparaging the outgoing Senator, rather it is seeking the candidature o Adeniran, who has proven to be a worthy ambassador of the senatorial district and state.
He disclosed that Better Representation Solidarity Group (Oyo South chapter) was founded by some patriotic indigenes and friends of the state in order to redress pertinent issues in the district.
“The present administration of Governor Seyi Makinde is working tirelessly to transform our beloved state into the ultimate destination for socio-economic investment and we strongly believe the state equally needs better representation, that would complement the efforts of the government. Therefore, we are proud of Dr. Nureni Aderemi Adeniran’s aspiration and eventual candidacy in the forthcoming elections.
“To drive our vision to fruition and after a holistic appraisal of all the potential senatorial aspirants under the PDP in our district, we and other groups have opted to queue behind Dr. Nureni Adeniran to take over in 2023. Our choice is devoid of myopic vision and ethnic colouration. We simply want the best for our state,” he said.
He added that the group parades grassroots network across the nooks and crannies of the state, with coordinators in each local government and wards.
Ajayi emphasised that the group is currently mobilising eligible potential voters to enrol in the ongoing continuous voter registration exercise and creating political awareness to checkmate voters’ apathy during elections.