By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP) governorship candidate in Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Alao Akala on Friday declared that he is the most experienced and competent candidate for the March 2 governorship election in the state.
Otunba Alao-Akala who said this while speaking at the British Broadcasting Corporation ( BBC) Yoruba service gubernatorial debate held at the Professor Ogunlesi hall, UCH in Ibadan insisted that of all the candidates contesting the governorship election in Oyo state, he remains the only candidate that can restore, take Oyo state to a greater height.
The ADP governorship candidate emphasized that as a former governor of the state, he knows where to start from and not the type that will be experimenting with the governance of a state like Oyo.
Otunba Alao-Akala stressed that while in office during his first term as governor, he ruled the state with the fear of God and now ready to do same and even more to make the people of Oyo state happy if elected as the next governor of the state.
Responding to a question on whether his son Olamijuwonlo Alao Akala presently the Executive Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government is a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) or not, Otunba Alao-Akala said, his son is not a member of APC
Otunba Alao-Akala disclosed that his son was only elected as the Chairman of Ogbomoso North local government under the platform of the APC after serving few months as caretaker chairman in the same local government.
According to the ADP governorship candidate, the fact that his son was elected as the chairman of Ogbomoso North doesn’t make him a member of the party, saying, “my son is an adult, he is old enough to be on his own, he uses APC to contest election, he was voted in by people , that was how his father started, I also started from the local government”