The Senator representing Osun East Senatorial District, Senator Babajide Omoworare, has joined the governorship race in the state on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Omoworare had on Thursday visited the APC Secretariat in Osogbo with thousands of his supporters to declare his intention to run for the governorship seat of the state.
At the event organised to receive him, the Senator told the party executives and members that he has come to intimate the party of his intention to become the next governor of the state, reeling out his programmes and policies to take the state to the next level.
The aspirant emphasised the place of quality infrastructural foundation for development of the state.
He said, “we must appreciate infrastructural foundation laid by the outgoing administration; we must improve on it and maximise same to grow the economy.
“Small and medium scale enterprises, cottage industries, technological hubs, farm settlements and a host of other initiatives to create employment, wealth and economic prosperity for the peopl will be given priority.”
He further said that he is equipped with requisite education, experience and exposure to lead the state to greater heights for the benefit of all and sundry.
“I am a bonafide and loyal member of this party; I have been a consistent progressive politician with commitment and dedication to the progressive tradition of our party. I am am educated, experienced and exposed to global trend of good governance and this shall be fully deployed to run the state,” Omoworare said.
He was received at by the State Chairman of the party, Prince Gboyega Famodun, Secretary of the party, Alhaji Rasaq Salinsile, Deputy Chairman, Alhaji Issa Azeez, State Women Leader, Alhaja Kudirat Fakokunde and other executives of the APC.
While speaking, the state party chairman, Prince Famodun said Omoworare is a humble, cerebral, dedicated and loyal party man.
“Omoworare has been a quality representative, his impacts are seen; he has been dedicated to the progressive ideals of the party and eminently qualified to run. I wish him well in this endeavour,” Famodun said.