2019: Hon. Adijat Joins National Assembly Race In Ogun
ABEOKUTA – A former member of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon. Adijat Adeleye-Oladapo has declared her interest to represent the people of Ifo/Ewekoro Federal Constituency of Ogun State at the National Assembly in the 2019 general elections.
Hon. Adijat declared her intention on Monday to contest the National Assembly election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to represent the Ifo/Ewekoro Constituency in the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
Adeleye – Oladapo , accompanied by all women leaders from Ifo I State Constituency made her intention known during her consultation visits to the Ifo and Ewekoro Party Secretariats, where she informed her teeming supporters and party members of her political ambition.
Addressing party stalwarts at the councils, the former lawmaker said the need to consult from the grassroots could not be over emphasized, hence her decision to start from the wards, as she solicited support from the council executive ahead of the PDP primaries.
She added that her intention to contest the Ifo Ewekoro House of Representatives seat was borne out of her untiring quest to continue to contribute her quota to the growth and development of the federal Constituency with youths and women as her focal point of interest.
The lawmaker promised to initiate legislations that would be of direct benefit to the economic of the cosmopolitan Ifo and Ewekoro cities, with a renewed assurance to put in place people-oriented empowerment programmes geared towards ensuring quality standard of life for her constituents.
On their part, the Ifo party executive including the Chairman, Saubana Osoba, Secretary, Alhaji Musiliu Obadeyi, Youth Leader, Yaya Ogundele, PRO, Olufemi Olalekan, Organising Secretary, Dele Ogunleye and Ex-officio, Bola Sikiru commended the visit of the aspirant while describing her as a frontline politician with vast experience in the legislature.
Their counterparts at Ewekoro, including the Chairperson, Titilayo Ojeleye-Salau, Youth Leader, Adekunle Quadri, Assistant Secretary, Akin Afolabi and former member of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Davies Akinwande among others remarked that Adeleye has all the virtues to represent the people of the Constituency at the green Chamber, saying that the business of lawmaking should be for the most experienced.