Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, arrived in his hometown, Ikenne in Ogun State, ahead of the gubernatorial and state assembly elections today.
In a statement by his media aide, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo arrived at his country home with his wife, Dolapo Osinbajo, and some aides after attending the funeral service of Hilda Adefarasin in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Hours later, Osinbajo had meetings with leaders and some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ikenne Local Government at the Legacy Centre in the town.
Some of the APC leaders who met with the vice president include a member of the House of Representatives, Adewunmi Onanuga representing Remo Federal Constituency, some ward chairmen, and local government councilors.
The ward chairmen include Hon. Kunle Orelaja, Hon Niran Salau, and Hon. Segun Awomuti, while the councilors include Hon. Idowu Matonmi and Kayode Shodiyan.
While welcoming the vice president, the APC stakeholders expressed appreciation for his national service and contributions to the Ikenne LGA.
It is understood that Osinbajo and his wife will be voting at Egunrege in Ikenne today in the governorship and state assembly elections.
Photos: Buhari Arrives Katsina, Visits Emir Of Daura Ahead Of Guber Elections
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Daura, his hometown, ahead of Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections in Katsina State.
Naija News reports that the Nigerian leader recently left Daura for Abuja after exercising his civic duties as a citizen in the 2023 presidential and national assembly elections held on February 25th.
Upon his arrival on Friday (today), President Buhari and his entourage visited the Emir of Daura, HRH Alhaji Faruk Umar Faruk, to commiserate with him over his daughter’s demise.
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Author: Olugbenga Ige