Mimiko urges support for Ondo PDP House of Assembly candidates
GOVERNOR Olusegun Mimiko has pleaded with the people to vote enmasse for candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming House of Assembly election to ensure further promotion of peace and effective governance in Ondo State.
Election into the State House of Assembly holds across the state on Saturday.
Speaking in Akure, the state capital, Dr. Mimiko said voting for the candidates of the party would guarantee continuity of peace and progress of the state.
He added that the people should demonstrate their desire to maintain and promote peace and growth in the state by voting for the PDP candidates.
Mimiko thanked the people for their support and noted that if the PDP has a majority in the State Assembly, it would promote mutual cooperation and sound synergy between the legislative and executive arms of government with a view to ensuring continuity of life changing programmes of his administration and peaceful society.
He submitted that he has used the instrumentality of government to affect positively the lives of the less privileged in the areas of education, urban renewal and healthcare among others, stressing that his achievements are not hidden from the public.
He denied that some members of his executive had shifted their allegiance from the PDP, saying that the defection of the deputy governor, Alhaji Alli Olanusi to the All Progressives Congress (APC) had not affected the loyalty of his commissioners.
Mimiko said the government would to do more for the state not only to sustain and consolidate on its laudable achievements, but to also register more firsts in the different sectors of governance.