ADC finally fixes dates for local, state Congresses

THE African Democratic Congress (ADC) has fixed August 7 and 11 for its local government and state congresses.

Its Oyo State Coordinator, Chief Layiwola Olakojo gave this hint at a press conference held on Tuesday in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.

Chief Olokojo added that the party position itself with about 2 million members that will make it win the governorship election in the state.

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Alao, the former secretary to Oyo state government maintained that  the party would avoid the mistakes of both Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in choosing its governorship candidate.

“We’re going to do everything within our power, with the help of God to take control of Oyo government come 2019″.

Olakojo assured that the party would work hard to defeat the governing party at the centre and form the government next year, even though he was uncertain about the party’s presidential candidate.

His statement reads further, “We are already on ground in Oyo state and you will see that in the whole of Oyo state today, ADC is the only party on ground.

“Others are nowhere to be found because of internal crisis. As far as we are concerned, we’re solidly on ground.

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“Since April 28 that we held our town hall meeting, we decided to welcome the Unity Forum into our fold because they are very powerful segment of the APC in Oyo state.

“We make sure that we work together and I want to assure you that working together has made ADC a very strong political party.

“I want to assure you that by the special grace of God, we are doing everything possible to ensure that ADC controls the government of Oyo state next year”.

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