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Ajimobi holds road show in Ibadan to thank electorate

2015-04-15 09:51

Ibadan - Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Tuesday in Ibadan had a road show to thank the electorate for re-electing him as governor of the state.

Addressing the crowd at Government House Arcade that came out to felicitate with him during the show, Ajimobi said "I thank all my supporters who voted me in for second term and for the love you extended to me.''

The Oyo State governor on Sunday made history by becoming the first governor in the state to win a second term ticket. The governor, and governor-elect, said "I have to organise this rally to show my sincere appreciation for the good gesture extended to me by the people of the state.''

Also read: Olubadan congratulates Ajimobi over re-election

He said that though he had a comfortable lead of 18 members in the state House of Assembly, he desired two more seats "for administrative convenience.''

He appreciated the congratulatory messages extended to him by his opponents, including Teslim Folarin of PDP and Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala, and expected same from Rashidi Ladoja of Accord part.

The road show later moved to Oje, Bere and major streets of Ibadan in a carnival-like manner.

Read more on: abiola ajimobi  |  ibadan  |  2015 elections

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