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Osun needs a surgical operation to come out of coma, says Omisore
THE governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Iyiola Omisore says Osun state needs a surgical operation to come out of the state of coma.
Omisore said this at the party’s mega rally held at the Freedom Park in Oshogbo, the state capital, on Thursday.
At the rally, he asked the citizens of Osun to vote for him comes September 22, 2018 – the date set for the Osun governorship election— assuring to resolve all the crisis the ruling All Progressive Party led by Rauf Aregbesola had caused in the state.
He said his governments will bring sanity to the economy of Osun State. “We are going to partner with people not to wound them,” Omisore said.
Omisore asked residents of the state to vote for the party and ensure that their votes are not bought or rigged.
He warned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to compromise on the election. “Until Omisore is declared as the Governor of this state, our votes will be monitored,” says Omisore.
He promised to provide drugs to hospitals, to promote education, to pay workers and pensioners arrears accordingly.
National Chairman of the SDP, Olu Falae, at the rally, officially handed over the party’s flag to Omisore and his running mate, Azeez Yemi Lawal.
Falae in his remarks described Omisore as the best man to govern Osun State. He added that Omisore experience as a one-time deputy governor of the state, and chairman of the appropriation committee in the Senate made him the most experienced of all the candidates.
Candidates contesting for the governorship office in the state are 48 individuals from various political parties, according to the INEC.