A gathering of all the major political blocs in Ogun state at a
stakeholders meeting on Thursday, passed a vote of confidence on the
immediate past Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel with a charge
to lead them to victory, stating that they strongly believe that he
possesses all the required wherewithal.
The meeting which was held at the Conference Hotel, Sagamu, had
representatives of major gubernatorial hopefuls like Senator Olamilekan
Solomon (Yayi), Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka (GNI)
Also in attendance were former Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Alhaja
Salmot Badru, former Speakers of Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon.
Titi Oseni and Rt. Hon. Soyemi Coker, former members House of
Representatives, Hon. Jelili Kayode Amusan and Hon. Segun Osibote, Elder
Akinhanmi, several commissioners during the administration of Otunba
Gbenga Daniel and political leaders cutting across political party
Speaking at the occasion, Otunba Gbenga Daniel called for unity of purpose
while urging the stakeholders to be focused and work towards a grand
coalition and also avoid formation of splinter political parties that will
not be strong enough to gain power in the coming political dispensation.
According to him, all hands must be deck and everybody must work hard to
bring back those that have left back to the fold and choose the best of
candidates for the coming general election.
The former governor also hinted that further consultations are ongoing
both locally and nationally following the latest happenings in the polity
while urging everyone to be alert as a definite political direction will
soon be taken.
The leaders in attendance who spoke in turns unanimously agreed that there
should be a rainbow coalition of a big united political family that will
be strong enough to take out the incumbent government in the coming