Former Atiku campaign spokesman joins Ogun gubernatorial race

A former spokesman for the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation, Segun Showunmi, declared on Wednesday his intention to run for the governorship of Ogun state in 2023 under the banner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PPD). Showunmi made the statement in Abeokuta, blaming infighting within the party for the PDP’s failure to win the governor’s seat in the last election. The candidate, who served as ex-governor Gbenga Daniel’s deputy press secretary, called on PDP leaders to end the power struggle affecting the party. “All our (PDP’s) efforts have not produced any results for some time and the main reason is unnecessary infighting,” he said. “Everything you have said about Segun Showunmi to stand and run for governor, I have heard and heard clearly. I will definitely, definitely and extremely definitely run for Governor of Ogun State in 2023. “I have spent the last 20+ years in this political dispensation serving them, speaking for them, improving them, running for them and now I have realized that I am the leader I have been looking for and I say it again with every sense of responsibility that I has never seen a government at the level that I intend to do it,” Mr. Showunmi said. “The governance business of cutting the ribbon because of the highway is not what we are talking about here. Obafemi Awolowo’s vision for the Yoruba nation has now been enhanced, rewritten and expanded.” In his remarks, Samson Ogunsanya, Chairman of the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), said that if the PDP is to have an appreciable impact on Ogun State, Mr. Showunmi should be adopted as the party’s gubernatorial candidate. He described the challenger as a selfless politician with the ability to “liberate Ogun State from the misrule of the All Progressives Congress (APC)”. ‘As the coordinating body of the opposition parties in Ogun State, we are here to show our support for our brother, Segun Showunmi. Showunmi is a politician with an enviable track record. “We believe that it has the ability to free the State of Ogun from the backwardness in which the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has put the State. We believe that with Sowunmi at the helm, Ogun State will witness tremendous progress, therefore we urge all of you here to support him.” Labor Party (LP) National Publicity Secretary Abayomi Arabambi, in his own contributions, advised the PDP national leadership, Governor Seyi Makinde, and other party stakeholders to align with Mr. Showunmi’s gubernatorial ambition . “We, the members of the opposition political parties, want to advise His Excellency Governor Seyi Makinde, leader of this party in the Southwest and national chairman of the PDP, Senator Iyiocha Ayu, that they should investigate the address of this young man, According to. Showunmi, who took the bold step of rescuing the party from those who had stifled her growth for too long. “The era of recycled political mobsters, who are strictly merchants with no compromise and no conscience of the Governed, must be stopped collectively through positive change in the Ogun PDP. “According to Showunmi it is destined to become the vehicle to end the usual and endless policy of deception and insincerity of the old status quo enacted by the political warlord of Iperu and now everyone must work together and defeat the merchants. Completely dishonest politicians. Arabambi said. Read More Related News Here Let here it in the comment below if you do have an opinion on this; Former Atiku campaign spokesman joins Ogun gubernatorial race