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The Osun State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2019 gubernatorial election, Ademola Adeleke as an individual who has nothing to offer the people of the State other than making frivolous promises and draw back the progress of the State.
The statement which was signed by Kunle Oyatomi, the party’s Director of Publicity, Research and Strategy in reaction to the statement credited to Ademola Adeleke when he visited Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi on Wednesday.
According to the Oyatomi, Adeleke allegedly stated that, “by God’s grace, I will make provision for a private jet as a gift to make all Ooni’s local and international trips easier. I am not making mouth (sic), it is what I will do.”
Describing the Senator as a disgrace to his family and party for insulting the revered monarch, he added that Adeleke’s statement was a joke taken too far.
The party spokesperson stated that, “It is ridiculous, pedestrian and complete lack of understanding on how a government runs. Lagos State government with its humongous revenue, never considered a private jet and helicopter for Oba Akiolu of Lagos. Ooni Ogunwusi, as a young successful entrepreneur knows what it takes to have a private jet and should neither be deceived nor insulted by anyone. He can comfortably afford a jet if he so wishes.
“It is now obvious and glaring to the people of Osun that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has no quality aspirants except welfare parasites, treasury looters and harbinger of lazy people without nothing to offer the good people of the state. If Ademola Adeleke is being paraded as a candidate, it is a pity.”
Oyatomi observed that Adeleke’s statement had exposed the PDP aspirant as a misfit and economic illiterate.
While demanding to know how Senator Ademola Adeleke would buy the private jet as a gift to the royal father, the APC asked if he will approach his elder brother Deji Adeleke for use of his personal funds.
“Has he provided one for the Timi of Edeland? How many royal fathers will he give private jets? How much has the Adeleke family provided for the repair of Ede roads and the uplifting of the people of his community?
“This insulting statement further makes Adeleke and his party look childish, petty, irresponsible and unreliable,” he said.
While assuring that Osun will never again return to the PDP era of insecurity, treasury looting and underdevelopment, Oyatomi added that Adeleke was welcome to the 2022 guber race since he was desirous to waste more family funds.