OGUN State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate Prince Dapo Abiodun yesterday pushed for voters’ backing in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, for Saturday’s election.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Governor and the party’s leader, Chief Segun Osoba and Senator representing Lagos West Solomon Olamilekan Adeola also joined Abiodun to ensure his victory in the poll.
Osinbajo, who addressed the mammoth crowd at Ake area, said just as they voted for him, their son and President Muhammadu Buhari and other APC candidates to emerge winners during the presidential and National Assembly elections, they should also come out en masse to cast their votes for Abiodun and APC state House of Assembly candidates.
The vice president assured them that the Saturday’s election would be peaceful in the state as the Federal Government had made adequate arrangement for security agents to provide effective security to protect lives and properties during and after the polls.
The APC leaders also used the occasion to receive a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain Kayode Amusan and former Speaker of the state House of Assembly and Senatorial candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) for Ogun Central, Titi Oseni – Gomez into the APC fold.
The two PDP chieftains defected to APC with thousands if their supporters to help push for the victory of Dapo Abiodun come March 9.