A former governor of Ekiti, Segun Oni, on Tuesday kicked in opposition to the zoning association being proposed by some politicians in respect of the 2022 governorship election within the state.
Oni made the assertions in Ado-Ekiti whereas interacting with newsmen on his gubernatorial ambition, saying such association would jeopardise possibilities of the opposition celebration within the election.
In line with him, the Peoples Democratic Get together ought to place precedence on who can defeat the ruling All Progressives Congress than the primordial and slender sentiment of zoning.
Oni mentioned the voters had rejected the ruling celebration over its failure within the areas of safety, employment technology and economic system.
“After I was stepping into 2010, I mentioned we should always assist the South to develop into governor.
“No governor had ever favored the South greater than me. I gave key positions just like the Minister, Secretary to the State Authorities, Commissioner for Works to the South after I was governor
“Let me say this clearly, solely a ruling celebration can zone governorship.
“However, in case you are in opposition, it’s best to solely consider who can take over energy.
“Let me thank Mr. Ayodele Fayose, he had the luxurious as a governor and he went for it, although, we misplaced in 2018.
“Gov. Kayode Fayemi, who’s in energy, is the one one that may reply the zoning name now, as a result of he’s in authorities.
“The PDP ought to consider who can win election. We don’t wish to be good guys this time, however a superb and decided opposition celebration,” he mentioned.
Oni mentioned PDP has a excessive risk of successful the following election in Ekiti, including that the populace have been already disillusioned with the APC authorities.
“Ekiti voters are prepared for us, I imply able to vote for us. No celebration might be fortunate greater than this.
“Our street to the Authorities Home is nearly clear, folks have been saying that to us.
“Although, we’ve got inner crises, however we are going to resolve our variations, as a result of we don’t wish to play second fiddle once more,” he mentioned.
The previous governor described the insecurity in Ekiti as very unlucky, saying he would rise to the event and stem the tide if given the chance to function governor.
“The problem of insecurity may be very unlucky, however not peculiar to Ekiti alone.
“After I was the governor, we constructed a panic alert system that may alert the police anyplace there was gunshot in Ekiti and police will simply come to the situation rapidly to rescue the scenario.
“You don’t permit insecurity to come back and meet you, it’s going to overwhelm you and that is what we’re experiencing now.
“As somebody who’s preventing insecurity, you have to be on the entrance, pondering outdoors the field. These in authorities ought to have a rethink on the safety points,” he mentioned.