Quilox nightclub owner and Aquila records boss, Mr Shina Peller has officially declared his readiness to represent the Iseyin, Itesiwaju, Kajola, Iwajowa federal constituency at the house of representatives, in 2019.
Peller, who took to his Instagram page made this disclosure on Friday, just as he thanked his mentors and well wishers whom had earlier expressed worries over his new adventure, which they felt may be detrimental to his business interests which he had worked so hard to build over the last two decades.
The young billionaire, however urged all young people to follow his cue and take an active role in partisan politics. “I think the time for social media and arm chair politics is over”, he said.
Son to one time popular magician, Professor Moshood Abiola Peller, Shina also promised to create policies that will help diversify Nigeria’s economy with a renewed focus on tourism, manufacturing and youth empowerment.
“My people, after a deep thought, reflection and extensive consultations, I have decided to formally declare my intention to represent the Iseyin, Itesiwaju, Kajola, Iwajowa federal constituency at the house of representatives in 2019.
“I appreciate the advise and concern from well wishers and mentors who are worried that going into politics will be detrimental to my business interests which I have worked so hard to build over the last two decades but I think the time for social media and arm chair politics is over.
“We need to take our destiny into our own hands for the sake of Nigeria, for the sake of our children, and the less privileged in our society. My focus in politics will be to ensure that institutions work and people can benefit from government services irrespective of class or social status.
“I want to help create policies that will help diversify our economy with a renewed focus on tourism, manufacturing and youth empowerment.
“I encourage all young people to follow my cue and take an active role in partisan politics. This is our time. The time is now”.
Shina Peller is a Chemical Engineering graduate of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology. He also has a Master’s degree in Business Management from the same university.
Considering his political drift, the young billionaire who hails from Iseyin in Oyo state may contest under the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC)
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