Immediate former Secretary to Ekiti State Government Abiodun Oyebanji, on Wednesday obtained his nomination form to succeed his boss, Kayode Fayemi in the June 2022 governorship election.
Oyebanji declared that the APC would win the June 2022 election in the state with the achievements of the Kayode Fayemi administration as a major advantage.
Oyebanji said Kayode Fayemi had no preferred candidate in the forth coming election, adding that the Governor remains the leader of all the aspirants.
Speaking with journalists after picking the form at the APC National Headquarters, Abuja, the former SSG said party’s candidate would emerge at the primary.
“I’m not the Governor’s anointed candidate. Everyone that is running belongs to APC and the Governor is our leader and I’m sure that everyone enjoys his support.”
When asked of his effort to reconcile the factions in the state, the aspirant said, ” I’m not aware of any faction in Ekiti State APC. Politics is a game of ideas and there are a million views on how things should go.”
“Whatever we are going to do must find a space within those two documents and also in Ekiti State, we have a tradition of always consulting with the people to ask for their needs. So, our approach to governance is going to be the bottom up approach that Governor Fayemi started.
“We will consult with them, we will ask for their needs and their preferences and those ones must find a space within the State Development documents and policy that is being put in place.”
Oyebanji said he woukd abide by whatever form of primary the party brings up. According to him, ” It’s not in our place to choose for the party. We are members of the party, we will follow whatever the party chooses.”
He stressed that he is well positioned and experienced to lead Ekiti State. Especially to continue the good work of governor Kayode Fayemi.