By Kayode Odunaro
Senator Solomon Adeola (APC, Lagos West), the chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance has finally decided to answer the call of his people in Ogun West Senatorial District by heeding to the clarion call for him to run for the seat of Ogun West Senatorial District in the 2023 election. At a mammoth rally in Ilaro organized by West-to-West Convergence for Dapo Abiodun(W2W4DA) group, the senator said he is heeding the clarion call of his people to return home to contribute to the development of his people as he has done for Lagos West as their senator in the last 6 years and counting. “I want to thank God Almighty and the governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, my leader and governor and all other leaders from Ogun West for their interest in me and their well wishes leading to the event of today in Ilaro, the administrative headquarters of Ogun West. I am officially declaring to heed their call as their son to run as a candidate for Ogun West Senatorial District in the 2023 election” senator Adeola told the enthusiastic crowd. The chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance declared that as the W2W4DA has stated there is no vacancy in Oke Mosan in 2023 as Prince Dapo Abiodun is returning for a second term based on his achievements so far in his first term adding that the style of governance of the governor has ensured that all parts of Ogun State to the ward level has one development project or another to point to unlike what happened in the past with concentration of multi-billion-naira projects in some areas. The Senator disclosed that over the years he has been contributing to the development of Ogun West Senatorial district through personal efforts and facilitations of projects which will increase in leaps and bounds if he is eventually elected as the senator representing Ogun West in the Red Chamber. “I was the major donator to the multi- million- naira electrification of the College of Agriculture, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Aiyetoro Campus, I facilitated the construction of a modern library in the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro as well as the ultra- modern community multi-purpose pavilion at Asade Agunloye Pavilion, Empire Ground, Ilaro and numerous empowerments in skills acquisitions, training and grants for many indigenes. As a ranking senator, all these will come in multiples for Ogun West just as I am doing for Lagos West at presnt” he stated. Earlier on in a welcome address, Dr. Kunle Salako, the coordinator of W2W4DA said similar rallies endorsing a second term for Prince Abiodun and for Senator Adeola to run as Ogun West Senator has been held at Imeko-Afon, Yewa North, Ado Odo-Ota, Ipokia LGAs adding that this one in Yewa South is the grand finale as the home LGA of Senator Adeola. Among the leaders that spoke in support of the coordinator at the event are Hon. Muftau Ajibola, a second republic legislator in Ogun state, Chief (Mrs) Iyabo Apampa, former chairman of Ogun- Osun River Basin Development Authority, Hon. Olu Agemo, former chairman Ogun State Agro- Services Commission, Hon. Samuel Aiyedogbo, former Commissioner for Community Development and Cooperative in Ogun State, Hon. Waliu Taiwo, former Hon Commissioner for Works, Agriculture and Housing in Ogun State and chairman Ogun State House of Assembly Commission and Hon M.O Obanla, former chairman Ipokia LGA. Others are Hon. Gabriel Ogunyomi, chairman Yewa North LGA, Hon. Wale Agbetokun, chairman Ipokia LGA,Alhaji Yahaya Fadipe, chairman Imeko Afon LGA, Hon Lateef Salami, chairman, Yewa South LGA, Hon.(Mrs) A. Animashaun representing Hon. Sherif Musa , Chairman Ado Odo Ota LGA, Hon Sherif Yusuf, Majority Leader of Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon. Muse Lamidi, (APC, Ado Odo Ota State Constituency 2), Hon. Adegoke Adeyanju, (APC, Yewa North State Constituency 1), Hon. Haruna Egungbohun (APC, Yewa North State Constituency 2), Hon. Jemili Akingbade, (APC, Imeko Afon State Constituency, Hon. Latifat Ajayi (APC, Yewa South) and 59 Councilors from the 5 LGAs of Ogun West Senatorial District.