Ondo state APC governorship ticket hopeful, Olayide Owolabi Adelami has maintained that he is in the race for state governorship poll because his passion for the state
Adelami, who spoke to the media in Abuja after submitting his Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for the primary election said the APC has no threat in the coming election, even as he noted that he has laid out his plans to revive the state and return it to the development era under former Govers Adekunle Ajasin and Adefarati.
“There is no threat at all because what would have been threat are those aggrieved APC members, they are coming together now.”
On his plans for the state, Adelami, who called on thbe party leadership to conduct a direct primary in Ondo said: “Ondo state is yearning for something new, something novel. If you look at the history of Ondo state you will find out this is not the first time. Remember Baba Ajasin who was a renowned teacher and a technocrat, Baba Adefarati, a renowned teacher and a technocrat, they all performed well.
“Like I have been saying, my entry into contest is for real and the mission is defined to come and rescue Ondo state from maladministration. You all know that the party is disenchanted. There are a lot of aggrieved members of APC, about of 80% of them. My mission is to come and build the party, maintain party cohesion and that is what I know how to do best. I have managed over the years human resources and financial resources and coming to Ondo state is not new I am coming to do what I know how to do best.”