Popular socialite and Chairman of Aquilla Group, Chief Shina Peller, is said to be under pressure by kinsmen indigenes in Oyo State particularly to run for a political office in the 2019 general elections.
According to a source in Oyo politics, it’s high time the people of Oyo put forward youthful and innovative mind in government for the overall development of the state.
Peller who was recently a guest of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Oyo State chapter, has however confirmed that the pressure was true and increasing by the day. Peller disclosed that he has been wooed severally to take advantage of his popularity and influence in the state for politics but he is yet to make up his mind.
“For now, my business is my priority, although I’ve been receiving pressure from people from every corner to get involved in politics but I’m yet to make up my mind”
While the Iseyin-born philanthropist also spoke on his journey to popularity, he reiterated, “My popularity didn’t just start today, it was birth from my zeal to do everything I can in whatever capacity to assist people and encourage younger ones even from my days as a student at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology in Ogbomoso.”)