Senator Ademola Adeleke has declared his intention to contest in the 2022 Osun governorship election.
Recall that Adeleke, who is the uncle of international music star Davido, was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, during the Osun 2018 governorship election.
The former lawmaker had after the election relocated to the United States to pursue a degree programme.
Speaking at a welcome rally organised by the PDP at its Secretariat in Osogbo, Senator Adeleke asked Governor Gboyega Oyetola to start preparing his handover notes.
He stated that the Osun governor’s days at the Government House are numbered.
Adeleke, popularly called the dancing senator, said he is ready to flagg off his campaign without blocking those interested in contesting the PDP governorship ticket from in the state from gunning for it.
He said: “The ruling party has messed up the state since coming to power. I am appealing to the Governor, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola to start preparing his handover notes because his days as Governor are numbered.
“I am back and ready to kick start my campaign. PDP belongs to everyone, I can’t stop anyone interested in the party’s ticket from contesting it, but l appeal for decency among everyone for peace within the party and the state.”
Also speaking at the rally, the Osun state PDP Chairman, Sunday Bisi, hailed Adeleke for choosing to pursue more knowledge in the US..L
“With the additional feat to previous ones in the Social, Economic and Political spheres, you have assured us that you are better positioned to drive the process of growth in our dear State and Nigeria as a whole,” he said.
“Let me use this medium to warm those who feel they can subdue our party with force of violence to desist forthwith. Such vain effort cannot get at us as our courage is too fortified to be discouraged.“
This article was originally published on Naija News