“Despite the short notice you were given, we are having such a large crowd. Thank you so much, we appreciate your support for Asiwaju Tinubu and myself, but please, go and collect your PVCs, because without it, you cannot vote”.
Those were the words of Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun in Abeokuta on Tuesday while addressing a mammoth crowd of Ogun APC supporters, who thronged Abeokuta, the state capital, to have a rally in support of the presidential ambition of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and the re-election of Governor Dapo Abiodun.
Thousands of members of the party in Ogun State, had staged a mega walk to express their support for the party’s presidential candidate and Governor Abiodun in Abeokuta.
Addressing the huge crowd at the NNPC Junction, after a walk through major streets and roads in the Abeokuta metropolis, Governor Abiodun urged people of the state and party faithful to obtain their Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC), in order to be eligible to perform their civic duties during the 2023 general elections.
He emphasised that those who are yet to collect their cards must do so without delay, explaining that the permanent voters card remains the only instrument that could be used to vote during the election.
“I want to thank you all for coming out in large numbers to show your support for our party’s presidential flag bearer, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and myself. I want to urge those of us who have not collected their voter’s cards to do so because without it, you cannot vote during the elections next year.
“Please make sure you vote for all our candidates beginning from Asiwaju Bola Tinubu for president, me, Dapo Abiodun for governor and senatorial candidates, candidates for the House of Representatives and House of Assembly”, the governor stated.
Abiodun noted that the large turnout was a testimony that the party enjoys wider acceptability across the state
He assured that his administration would continue to formulate and implement people-oriented policies that would engender development in appreciation of the mandate entrusted in him, urging the people to support his second term in office in order to continue the good work he has started.
He described the APC presidential candidate and his deputy as the best candidates that would turn the nation around for the benefit of all Nigerians.
The rally which started from M.K.O Abiola Stadium, Kuto, moved through Naiwa-ru-deen Road down to the Iyana-Mortuary and ended at the NNPC Junction, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta.