As the Osun State governorship election fixed for the 22nd September, draws near, the tempo of political activities has
increased meteorically while political temperature has also continued to rise in the state. The state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party will commence its public campaign ahead of the governorship election tomorrow, Tuesday, 28th of August.
A statement made available to Global Excellence by the head, media and public communication of the Ademola Adeleke’s Campaign Organisation, Mr Bamidele Salam, the campaign will begin with an inter-faith and inter-denominational service slated to hold at the state PDP secretariat, Biket area Osogbo.
The state PDP Chairman, Hon. Soji Adagunodo will later address a World Press Conference where the party’s Governorship candidate , Senator Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke and his running mate, Hon. Albert Abiodun Adeogun will be formally presented to the public.
The Press Conference will also feature the unveiling of the Party’s manifesto and an action plan for job creation, and general socio-economic emancipation of Osun state. In what is expected to be an electrifying tour , Hon Soji Adagunodo will also on Wednesday, 29th August, lead the Governorship candidate, Senator Adeleke Adeleke, His deputy, Hon Albert Abiodun Adeogun, the Director-General of the campaign organisation, Akogun Lere Oyewunmi and other party stalwarts to commence a 3-day campaign visit to the three Senatorial Districts of Osun state where thousands of defectors from the All Progressive Congress, the Social Democratic Party and the other political parties will be received into the PDP in the 9 Federal constituencies.
The campaign tour kicks off on Wednesday with a visit to Ikire, Iwo and Ede Federal constituencies while it will be the turn of Ila, Ikirun and Osogbo federal constituencies on Thursday. On Friday, 31st August, the Osun East Senatorial District will play host to the PDP candidate and the party Leaders as the party also receives new decampees in Ile-Ife, Ilesa and Ijebu-jesa.
The Osun state chapter of the PDP is according to Bamidele Salam ready to run a robust, peaceful and people-oriented campaign ahead of the September governorship poll, the party therefore enjoined its members and supporters to troop out enmasse to receive the Governorship candidate, Senator Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke and His deputy, Hon Albert Abiodun Adeogun who will be reeling out the plans and strategies marshalled out by the party to rescue Osun state from what the party referred to as the misrule of the last 8 years and restore the state to the path of accelerated socio-economic growth.