Obasanjo Supports Isiaka As Next Ogun Governor


Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Saturday, broke  his silence on the next governor of Ogun State endorsing the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Prince Gboyega Isiaka to succeed Governor Ibikunle Amosun.

Obasanjo said his action was hinged on the need for Ogun West  to produce the governor in the spirit of equity, fairness and justice in the state.

He spoke when the state ADC leadership formally presented Isiaka and his running mate, Mrs Olabisi Okeowo-Bolade, to him at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta.

In his remarks, the former President, who   described the race for 2019 in the  state as a peculiar situation, urged the electorate to be discerning and fair in evaluating candidates for the election. Obasanjo also described Isiaka as a “good, credible and worthy candidate,” stating that he believed in him to succeed incumbent governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in 2019.

While throwing his weight behind Isiaka, who had contested the governorship twice, Obasanjo said he remained the only candidate worthy of the exalted seat of governor among those jostling for the position.

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