A former Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has endorsed the All Progressives Congress (APC) guber candidate in Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun.
Daniel, while addressing his supporters, urged his supporters to vote for Mr. Abiodun tomorrow.
This endorsement followed a Wednesday night meeting at his Asoludero Court in Sagamu.
With this, Daniel has turned his back on PDP governorship candidate Buruji Kashamu.
Aside Daniel’s endorsement, Abiodun also received the backing of six governorship candidates and 14 political parties.
The party chairmen who backed Abiodun include Adeyinka Adeyemi(Alliance For Social Democrats), Olusegun Oluyemi (Better Nigeria Progressive Party), Asimiyu Arisekola(Advanced Allied Party), Kelani Alao (African People’s Alliance), Adekunle Owode (National Action Council), Odejide Radio (Democratic People’s Congress) and Adeshina Abraham (People’s Progressive Party).
Others are Otunba Rasheed Odebude (People’s Trust), Bolanle Bello(People for Democratic Change), Otunba Femi Soluade( Mass Action Junction Alliance), Prince Talabi Abiodun(People’s Coalition Party(PDP) and two others.
The parties, in a statement jointly signed by their chairmen, said they shared the same ideologies ans would work with the APC to take the state to a greater height.
The six governorship candidates, in a statement signed under the aegis of the Governorship Candidates Forum, said they decided to support Abiodun because of his plans and programmes.
The governorship candidates are: Olusegun Olufemi of Better Nigeria Progressives Party, Femi Olomu (Alliance of Social Democrats) and Adegbola John (Advanced Allied Party).
The others are Odejide Adio (Democratic People’s Congress), Adeshina Abraham (People’s Progressives Party) and Lanre Banjo (People’s Trust).
Also, a House of Representatives candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Yewa-South/Ipokia Federal Constituency and a House of Assembly candidate of the Alliance for Democracy, Yewa South State constituency , Olukayode Idowu and Boluwatife Salako, adopted Abiodun.