The Osun State chapter of the Beer Sellers Association of Nigeria has declared its support to the re-election bid of Governor Gboyega Oyetola.
The association made the declaration during a visit to the Commissioner for Political Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations, Taiwo Akeju in his office in Osogbo on Wednesday.
The group, led by its Chairman, Alhaji Qudus Tajudeen described the Governor as a gentleman, who has touched several lives and transformed the state. They also called on Governor Oyetola to appoint a Commissioner for enjoyment as part of his cabinet.
Tajudeen said, “we are here for a solidarity visit to the state government. We understand that the current administration is performing and as a development-oriented group, we are ready to support the Governor in a his bid to transform the State.
“On his second term bid, we’re to support Oyetola and we wish to declare that we’re supporting him.
“Oyetola is a Governor that has listening ears and what he has achieved in the past are pointers to that.”
In his contribution, another members of the Association, Amoo Olawumi commended Oyetola for “allowing people’s priority to be central of his s Administration. He specifically lauded the governor for the reversal in education policy.
“While we are supporting the Government, we want the Government to reciprocate our support by assisting our association. We’re a group of important stakeholders in the state and we want the Government to look inwards and tie a project to us too. We believe this what what is being done to Association like NURTW.
“We also demand a Commissioner for enjoyment in the next cabinet.”
The group, which is Association of all beer parlor owners in Osun State, presented a letter to the Governor, containing their demands.
In his reaction, Akeju appreciated the group for their support. He said the Government under Oyetola will continue to make priorities of the people as integral part of its policies.
“The priories and demands of the people are integral to our Administration. Mr Governor appreciates your support and will continue to have listening ears as you have rightly said.
“The achievements of this Administration in the areas of education, health, security, worker’s welfare and infrastructures are made possible because of the commitment of the governor to people’s demands.”