By Our Correspondent
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has promised to improve industries, farm and way of lives of Oyo residents.
Naijanewshub.com.ng reports that the candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has on Thursday at the historic Mapo Hall Ibadan, the Capital City of Oyo state promised to improve the lives of residents of the state if elected president of the country at the forthcoming elections.
Tinubu who was accompanied by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila; Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, former governors Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti) and Adeboyega Oyetola (Osun), members of the National Assembly, among other chieftains of the party was welcomed to Ibadan by excited crowd of supporters and party loyalists.
There was water-tight security web in the area with security men positioning themselves in strategic places to avert break down of law and order.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu took a campaign tour from the University of Ibadan, to Mapo Hall, venue of the rally.
Huge number of residents poured out on the streets to identify with the APC presidential candidate making it difficult for the campaign motorcade to meander through the filled up streets of the city.
The Mapo Hall venue of the campaign rally and its adjoining streets bristled with excited crowd of supporters in what residents described as an unprecedented political rally.
Tinubu, who had earlier visited the Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, and also conferred with traditional rulers from the South West, managed to reach the campaign venue at around 6:40pm.
Waving to the crowd Tinubu also danced as he moved around the podium along with the APC governorship candidate in the state, Senator Teslim Folarin, and other party leaders.
However, the wild excitement among the crowd of supporters and setting darkness did not allow for speeches. But in his prepared speech, Tinubu promised the people of Oyo State that his administration’s agriculture policy will be of benefit to the people of Oyo State if elected.
He urged the people of the state to partner with him to quicken the pace of economic development, of job creation, of business, of industry, of prosperity and of renewed hope in Oyo and in Nigeria.
He said, “My plans for you and for Nigeria are beneficial and good.
They speak of a better tomorrow of sufficient jobs, sufficient food, sufficient money and sufficient fairness and opportunity such that you will be able to realize your dearest dreams as long as you are willing to work toward them.
“Oyo will straddle the timeline between the best of our past and the greatness of our awaiting future. It will reach back into the best of our traditions to showcase our art, culture and way of life to the rest of the world.
“Our plans will benefit your industries, your farms and the very way you live. We will attract industry and jobs but also help you create industries and jobs on your own.
“We will attract even more institutions such as the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture and bring the beneficial type of foreign direct investment to join with our own meaningful investment to expand our economy and industries.”
He also added, “When elected, we will develop industrial hubs, allowing you to produce more of the goods you need while earning a living wage in doing so.
“We will invest wisely in required infrastructure. The means Oyo will be to power its factories, light your homes, preserve your food, and export the goods and services you command so that you earn better incomes and live better lives.” He said.