I’m Not Interested In Politics, I’m Not Aspiring Any Political Position – Florence Ajimobi


… Hosts Victorious Oyo ALGON, APC National Assembly Members, Others

Immediate past First Lady of Oyo State, Dr (Mrs) Florence Ajimobi at the weekend hosted selected chieftains of the All Progressives Congress, APC in her Oluyole residence.

While speaking, the former First lady said her desire was to uphold the legacies of her husband, one of which was the to follow up on the peace process that he embarked upon before his transition.

She added that she’s not interested in politics and in any political position.

Her words: “One of the things on his mind was to ensure that peace reigned in Oyo APC. He wanted all the different factions to come together.

“I am not interested in politics, I am not aspiring for any political position. As a politician’s wife, I can only support as I have always done when my husband was alive and I will continue to offer that support. “

The former First Lady had hosted members of the APC family to Iftar and extended the weekend hosting to those who could not be accommodated during the period. The event was a who’s who in Oyo State APC family.

The weekend of conviviality started on Saturday when the National Assembly members stormed her residence.

Among the visitors were the two Senators representing Oyo State at the upper chambers, Senator Teslim Folarin (Oyo Central) and Senator Abdulfatai Buhari (Oyo North).

Their lower chamber colleagues that attended the event were Hon Akeem Adeyemi (Skimeh), Hon Olaide Akinremi, Hon Tolu Akande- Shadipe, Hon Olumide Ojerinde, Hon Akin Alabi, Hon Olatunbosun Olajide and Hon Shina Peller. They were joined by the State Caretaker Chairman of the party, Chief Akin Oke.

The following day, was the turn of the victorious ALGON team.

Present were all the 68 local government chairmen now referred to as Forum 68 who were all in ebullient spirit over their victory. They were led by the State Chairman, Prince Ayodeji Abass- Aleshinloye.

Also present were all the governorship aspirants and the party gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 election.

The roll call included Oloye Adebayo Adelabu, Dr Olusola Ayandele (Eruobodo), Mr Joseph Tegbe, the international surgeon, Dr Azeez Adeduntan, Ayo Kareem, Prof Soji Adejumo.

Others at the event are former Commissioner for Justice and a member of the legal team, Mr Seun Abimbola, SAN, former Head of Service, Mrs Hannah Ogunesan, former Commissioner for Lands, Mr Isaac Omodewu, former Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr Bolaji Tunji, former Executive Secretary, Oyo State Security Trust Fund, Mr Femi Oyedipe, the State APC Woman Leader, Mrs Mabel Williams, Sir Wale Murphy, Mr Olugbenga Olayemi, among others.

Earlier on Saturday morning, she had played host to some members of the Ajimobi Legacy Forum (ALF).

Each of the guests paid glowing tributes to the late Immediate past, two-term governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi.

They nostalgically recalled his tenure that witnessed unprecedented infrastructural development in the State.

Most paid glowing tribute to the state of peace and stability that was the hallmark of the administration.

They equally showered encomium on Mrs Ajimobi for her initiative that has led to the coming together of the various factions in the State APC.


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