A Commissioner under the regime of Governor Amosun of Ogun State, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru has dropped his resignation letter to contest for the post of the governor of the state come 2019 against his governor’s wish.
Reports show that Governor Amosun selected Adekunle Akinlade to take over from him 2019. Which has now been opposed by the commissioner.
Ashiru has picked up his nomination the APC nomination form which qualifies him as one of the aspirants vying for governorship seat in the primaries scheduled for September 25.
And also dropped his resignation letter which goes thus,
“Yes, I have tendered my resignation letter this morning to pursue my governorship ambition.
“You will recall that my people from Ijebu and Remo picked me as a consensus governorship candidate since last year; they also bought me an APC nomination form recently to contest for the seat.
“So, I must hear the clarion call from the good people of Ijebu-Remo to further serve my fatherland in higher capacity, and as a true son of my father and law-abiding citizen, I must quit my present office to be able to fully partake in the primaries as directed by our party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).
“I, therefore, expressed my appreciation to the governor and all the good people of Ogun state for allowing me to serve my fatherland meritoriously.
“I am looking forward to your usual support as I step forward for next move which is governorship seat,” Ashiru said.