Hon. Ayodele Oguntola has emerged the candidate gunning for Ikorodu federal house of representatives and Engr. (Hon.) Ayo Akinwale for the Lagos East senatorial district of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) respectively.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP) primary and endorsement, took place at Anibaba axis of Ikorodu local government on the 8th of June 2022, exclusively covered by Ikorodu News Network (INN).
Both Oguntola & Akinwale, were unanimously adopted with a voice vote, being sole aspirants on the party’s platform, by delegates and from across the five Local government areas of the Senatorial district.
The event was witnessed by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the candidate’s supporters, well-wishers, members across the five LGAS, and other LGS & state working committees.
In his acceptance speech, Hon. Ayodele Oguntola appreciated the delegates and all relevant stakeholders for their support and patience till the end of the exercise.
While ascribing the glory to God, Hon. Oguntola said his victory captioned a new beginning for ADP and the dawn of a new era.
Speaking at the program post endorsement, Hon. Ayodele Oguntola, pointed out that his interest in the race is purely divine, adding that he’s ready to relinquish half of his earnings for 2years straight, towards the development of his party and constituents if elected to represent Ikorodu federal constituency.
Hon. Ayodele, while thanking his constituents and delegates for plopping their belief in him also averred that his style of leadership will not deviate from the manifesto of the party’s structure, expanding that transparent growth agenda and enactment of maximum security would be the order of the day.
Engr. (Hon.) Ayo Akinwale, on the other hand, affirmed that his name speaks volumes when it pertains to numerous strides to better the lives of his constituents.
He also said that ADP is not afraid to face other parties and their candidates, stressing that the seamless way in which the party’s primary was conducted showed that ADP is truly a democratic party.
Delegates from Ibeju-lekki, Epe, and Ikorodu expressed dissatisfaction over the slow pace of development in their senatorial district, further expressing disappointment over the state of education, transportation and other areas.