Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the gubernatorial flag bearer of the Social Democratic Party, SDP in Kwara State, Alhaji Hakeem Oladimeji Lawal, on Saturday, visited the party ward in Babanloma, Ifelodun Local Government Area of the State.
Thousands turned out en-mass to welcome Lawal and the Deputy Governorship candidate, Reverend Joshua Olayinka Olakunle, the Kwara South Senatorial Candidate, Professor Wale Sulaiman and other party Chieftains stepped into the venue of the meeting in the centre of the town.
In his remark, the Chairman of the Party in the State, Abdulazeez Afolabi, thanked the teeming supporters for their tenacity and courage while urging them to keep the flag flying until victory is secured and they get to “the promised land.”
Ward 3 Chairman, Abdulazeez Abiodun and other party leaders thanked the candidate and his team for the “August visit” and promised to equally “hold the ground for the party” when the campaign starts officially.
Professor Sulaiman added that a vote for the party will translate to quality representation in the National Assembly for the people in the area.
Meanwhile, expressing his satisfaction over a large number of supporters, Alhaji Lawal expressed his gratitude for the people’s commitment to the party and the show of deep love for his candidacy. He added that the visit is a short one and promised to return during the campaign when there will be more time to address them.
The leading governorship candidate and his entourage also paid a courtesy visit to the traditional ruler of Omu-Aran, Oba Oladele Adeoti and his Council of Chiefs who received them warmly and prayed for them.