All Progressive Congress governorship candidate in Ogun state, Prince Dapo Abiodun (PDA) has picked a woman from Yewa-Awori part of the state, Engr (Mrs) Noimot Salako-Oyedele as his running mate for the 2019 election.
The choice of Mrs Noimot from Ado Odo Ota local Government of Ogun state, was made by the leaders, elders and stakeholders of the party after dispassionate deliberations, detailed screening of various qualified individuals that were put forward for the position, and a voting process by all stakeholders present at the meeting held in at the Abeokuta residence of former Governor of the state, Chief Olusegun Osoba.
Noimot is the daughter of late Professor Lateef A. Salako who served in the State as Chairman of Ogun State Scholarship Board and Chairman Ogun State University Teaching Hospital Board of Management.
Prof Salako also served as Special Adviser to the then Minister of Health, Prof. Olikoye Ransome-Kuti and was Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research for seven years and for a further three years, the Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Vaccine Research Laboratories, Yaba.
The 52 year old Noimot Salako-Oyedele is a multi-talented professional with over 30 years of proven records of experience in Consulting, Contracting and Real Estate Sectors. A result-oriented and enthusiastic individual with broad range of knowledge and experience in developing and implementing effective strategies in managing projects from inception through to completion, she is currently Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Glenwood Property Development Company Limited.
She was also a former General Manager (Business Development)/Acting Managing Director, GRENADINES HOMES LIMITED, she has also served as Graduate Engineer/ Project Manager at OVE ARUP & PARTNERS, LONDON, UK.
Dapo Abiodun said he was convinced that Mrs Salako-Oyedele would prove her integrity, using her professional track record.
“I am convinced that Mrs Salako-Oyedele is suitable for this position, she will leverage on her integrity, using her professional track records, leadership skills and capabilities. And I look forward to working with her to deliver good governance to the good people of our dear state”
The Director General of the campaign Organization, Prince Segun Adesegun however called on all party members and well-meaning sons and daughters of Ogun State, both home and abroad to rally round the candidates and give them the necessary support in the quest to collectively create a robust and sustainable development for Ogun state.
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