Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has announced his intention to contest the Oyo South Senatorial seat on the platform of All Progressives Congress. The governor made the announcement at the maiden General Abdulsalami Abubakar Foundation Peace Lecture held at the Trenchard Hall of the University of Ibadan.
The governor is expected to contest the ticket with Dr Fola Akinosun, while the other contender and incumbent, Senator Adesoji Akanbi, was reported to have dumped the APC for African Democratic Congress.
Ajimobi at the event, described the former Head of State, Retired General Abdulsalami Abubakar, as a man of peace, integrity and honour, saying he handed over peacefully. The governor described Oyo State as one of the most peaceful states in Nigeria, adding that the foundation of his administration was based on peace and security.
Ajimobi also used the opportunity to highlight the tremendous achievements of his administration in the last seven years.