The gubernatorial ambition of former governor OlusegunAdebayo Oni has has received a boost with the support of a political group under the aegis of Professionals.
Spokesperson of the group, Mr Tope Idowu, described the frontline PDP governorship aspirant as the only option for Ekiti people come 2022.
He attributed their support to the impact, wealth of experience and administrative acumen of the former governor during his first tenure, which he described as unrivalled.
According to him: it is imperative for Ekiti people to support the return of Chief Olusegun Oni to the government house.
“He has a great vision for the commoners owing to his track records and achievements during his first tenure between 2007- 2010.
“He touches all sectors while in government which we are sure he will do again, “he said.
The group described the Ifaki-Ekiti born politician as a great unifier with unique foresight who will not settle for less.
“During his first tenure in office, local government administration was well funded and the aged were well taken care of” the group said.
While appealing to PDP delegates to embrace Chief Segun Oni’s ambition without any deceitful allegiance of any other aspirant or their perceived leaders, who is not interested or concerned about the party to win the next gubernatorial elections.
“The moment Engr Olusegun Oni is picked as PDP candidate, the party is already at the government house
“We must not deceive ourselves majority of Ekiti people want him. He has never fail the people which he won’t do any day and anytime.
“We are all witness to his evergreen footprints since he left the government house, which will serve as endorsement drive to his ambition.
“Ekiti people must be liberated as soon as possible while Oni is the only candidate who can defeat the incumbent come 2022.
“The Change is here for Ekiti people to embrace it in due time, “the group stated.
The group therefore submitted that Engr Olusegun Oni is a bridge builder who will move Ekiti State forward if given the opportunity again.