Ondo 2024: Why Jimoh Ibrahim is the Best Fit- Alasoadura Sen. Tayo Alasoadura, the former Minister of State for Niger Delta and Chairman for Aseyo
Ondo 2024: Why Jimoh Ibrahim is the Best Fit- Alasoadura
Sen. Tayo Alasoadura, the former Minister of State for Niger Delta and Chairman for Aseyori Leekansi campaign in Ondo State has provided an in-depth perspective on the Ondo 2024 gubernatorial race, shedding light on the dynamics of the contest and specifically addressing the chances of Sen. (Barr.) Jimoh Ibrahim CFR in clinching the APC gubernatorial ticket in the forthcoming primaries.
Explaining why he chose to collaborate with Sen. Jimoh Ibrahim, Alasoadura shared insights into the selection process, highlighting the need to return to the principles that defined the Agagu era. He emphasized the importance of a leader dedicated to the development of the state, drawing comparisons to Agagu’s impactful administration that prioritized education, infrastructure, and responsible financial management.
Sen. Alasoadura justified his endorsement of Sen. Jimoh Ibrahim, citing his considerable financial standing and successful ventures. He emphasized Sen. Ibrahim’s ability to resist the temptation of misusing state funds, drawing attention to his inclusion among the 100 Nigerians who own private jets with an estimated value of $1.1 billion. Sen. Alasoadura expressed confidence in Sen. Ibrahim’s capacity to surpass the state’s budget for the next five years.
Furthermore, the former minister reiterated that Sen. Jimoh Ibrahim is a genius, emphasizing his financial acumen, and his ability to make strategic investments. He praised Sen. Ibrahim’s brilliance and consistency, particularly in the presentation of bills aimed at addressing critical issues such as bitumen exploration.
Sen. Alasoadura revealed the comprehensive preparations for the APC primaries, anticipating both delegate and direct formats. He emphasized Sen. Jimoh Ibrahim’s establishment of the Aseyori platform, strategically targeting 600,000 registered voters for grassroots engagement. The platform has been active in reaching out to members during festive seasons, distributing foodstuffs and planning for future community initiatives. He said.
Looking beyond the primaries, Sen. Alasoadura shared that Sen. Jimoh Ibrahim plans to unveil comprehensive programs for Ondo State residents, with a particular focus on canvassing votes and communicating his vision. Sen. Alasoadura, serving as the chairman of Aseyori Group, Sen. Ibrahim’s political arm, highlighted the commitment to document every aspect of governance, aiming to establish a government that prioritizes transparency, accountability, and strategic development for the benefit of Ondo State.