The governor elect in just concluded election in Ogun state, Nigeria Dapo Abiodun has started a thank you tour, visiting ex-governor Gbenga Daniel, the Director-General of Atiku Campaign Council who stood by him in the March 9 elections. “ This afternoon, I paid a courtesy visit to the former Governor of Ogun State, His Excellency Otunba Gbenga Daniel – OGD,’’ he said in his tweet.
Daniel, a chieftain of opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) resigned from partisan politics on Friday after their defeat in presidential election of February 23, 2019.
The former governor had thrown his weight behind Dapo Abiodun abandoning his former party’s candidate in the governorship election, Chief Kashamu Buriji.
Abiodun also on Saturday visited the Paramount Ruler and Olu of Ilaro, His Royal Majesty, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle. “This evening,
I paid a ‘Thank You’ visit to the Paramount Ruler and Olu of Ilaro, His Royal Majesty, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle. While at the Palace, I expressed my profound appreciation to the Paramount Ruler for his fatherly support during the course of my gubernatorial ambition.
The governor-elect also hosted Ademola Ogunbanjo and his team in his Iperu home.
He promised the team that he would lead the state with wisdom and the grace of God. The governor-elect would be sworn-in on May 29.