Governorship hopeful under the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Eyitayo Jegede SAN has assured his supporters that he would come out of the current distrsctions and eventually emerge the next governor of the state.
Jegede, who arrived at the border town of Isua Akoko, after weeks of being in Abuja to attend the court proceedings in the ongoing his mandate at the Appeal Case between him and Jimoh Ibrahim said in no distant time, some Pharaohs would become history.
The Court of Appeal, Abuja division, had on Friday adjourned indefinitely the appeal of Jegede.
Apparently, to assure his supporters that all hope is not lost with the Appeal Court’s decision, Jegede stormed the state and was received by hundreds of enthusiastic supporters, party members and residents of Akoko at the Isua junction, boundary with Edo State.
The people chanted his name as well as several solidarity songs, restating their support for him for next Saturday’selection not minding the ongoing litigation.
In a brief address, Jegede said he is always greatly encouraged by the rousing reception and solidarity assuring that collectively, they will soon triumph over all their negative forces.
“My driving force to forge ahead has been God and the unprecedented solidarity from you my people in spite of all adversaries that we contend with everyday. Very soon, we shall triumph because we are unstoppable” he said.
At Oka Akoko, where he made another stop-over, and was being cheered by a large crowd, Jegede advised the people to keep intact their permanent voters cards to enable them vote him, expressing optimism that the case in court will be over during the week.
“They keep asking us what makes us confident that we will contest, this election, we say we have God who rules in the affairs of men. By early next week, the Pharaoh we see today, we will see them no more,” Jegede declared to hundreds of elated supporters.
Jegede was also at Akungba, Ikare, Oke Agbe, Owo and other towns in the northern senatorial district of the state where he advised members to continue with their campaigns to enable him emerge victorious next week Saturday.
On ground to received him were his Deputy John Ola Mafo, Deputy speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Fatai Olotu, party leaders like Debo Ologunagba, Akin Akinbobola, Taiye Afilaka, Tony Ala, among other loyalists.