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I feel ashamed Dapo Abiodun and I come from same place –Adebutu 

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2023 election in Ogun State, Ladi Adebutu, says he feels ashamed that he hails…

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2023 election in Ogun State, Ladi Adebutu, says he feels ashamed that he hails fromIperu-Remo in Ikenne Local Government Area as the state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun.

Adebutu said this on Friday after he revalidated and transfered his party membership from Ikenne to Odogbolu Local Government Area of the state.

Adebutu, like Governor Abiodun, his arch-rival in the last election, hails from Iperu-Remo in Ikenne LG.

But the PDP chieftain revalidated his membership in the ongoing registration and transferred same from Ikenne Ward 5 too Ward 4, Odo Alaro in Odogbolu LG.

Adebutu, who lost narrowly to the incumbent governor, may throw his hat into the ring for gubernatorial poll come 2027.

Speaking to newsmen after the exercise, Adebutu declared that the PDP remained the only party that understood the act of governance and the plight of the people.

He expressed disappointment at the level at which the present administration in the state was running the affairs of government, saying it had diminished the progress and development of the state.

Adebutu added that the PDP remained responsive and people oriented.

“We are very responsive and people oriented party, we understood the act of governance matter, we imbibe that culture and we have been able to succeed on it.

“I am sure with time, reality will be done on Nigerians, that we all have to come under that great umbrella to rescue our nation because this is the opposition party,” he said.

Adebutu applauded the infrastructural development witnessed in PDP’s Oyo State led by Governor Seyi Makinde.

“Yesterday (Thursday), we were in Ogbomoso. The extent of the infrastructure development by the PDP government of Governor Seyi Makinde is an example to the whole nation.

“If all the federating states play their role actively, there will be less emphasis on the centres and that is the way it should be. PDP is PDP.

“I was in Oyo state, PDP governor commissioned a state’s road of about 77km. It was not the surfacing or existing road, he actually went and do urban and rural development at the same time.

“He creates roads on virgin lands, but my own brother from my own town in Iperu, now puts band sets on the road, that he was commissioning a resurface and expanded road of a few kilometers.

“Now, compare that person, that person of APC, compare to what happened yesterday in Oyo State, that is the difference between APC and PDP.

“We understand governance, we are transparent and we are able to do well despite that the resource in Oyo State is relatively, comparatively small to what we have in Ogun State.

“I feel ashamed yesterday, I covered my eyes, because Dapo is of the same place that I am and he shows his diminished acumen,” he said.

Adebutu noted that after the last governorship elections, the PDP in Ogun State had registered over 100,000 new members.

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