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Kwara 2023: YPP Governorship Candidate, Gobir Meets Stakeholders In Oyun LGA

By Adedayo Said

The Young Progressives Party (YPP) Gubernatorial Candidate in Kwara State, Waziri Yakubu Olayiwola Gobir (Alaanu Mekunu) on Thursday met traditional rulers, Islamic clerics and Christian Association of Nigeria leadership (Kwara State chapter) in Oyun local government area.

Gobir and his entourage began their tour of Oyun with a stop at the palace of His Imperial Majesty, the Elerin of Erin-Ile; Oba Abdulganiyu Ibrahim Ajibola Olusokun II. He met with first and second-class Obas from different communities and wards at the palace. The monarchs extolled Gobir’s philanthropic contributions which earned him the title, Alaanu Mekunu. They appreciated his contributions toward the reduction of poverty in society through the Gobir Organisation Foundation.

In his address, Gobir reiterated YPP's commitment to run an all-inclusive government without discrimination based on religion, tribe or creed. He pledged One Million to the monarch’s communities and wished them peaceful reigns. He promised to pay attention to grassroots development and create a platform for job creation.

After leaving the Palace, Gobir received decampees from PDP to YPP led by Captain S.T Popoola (Rtd) who praised Gobir for his consistent service to humanity and promised to help coast YPP to victory. 

Finally, the YPP structure in Oyun LGA hosted the State’s Gubernatorial candidate who presented cash gifts to Ward Chairs, Women Leaders, Youth Leaders, artisans and beautiful Ankara fabrics. 

Other YPP candidates; Senatorial Candidate, Amb Olanrewaju Abraham, House of Representatives candidates; Hon. Fẹmi Adepoju (Pillar) of Ifelodun/Offa/Oyún and Hon. Charles Folayan Femi (Asoju Odo) and House of Assembly candidates in Oyun Local Government accompanied him throughout the tour of Oyun LGA.

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