Senator Olujimi pledged to serve the people of Ekiti state if elected governor.
Olujimi made her intention known when she submitted her nomination form at the headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja on Friday, April 13, 2018.
Accompanied by Senators Attai Aidoko, Stella Oduah, Mohammed Hassan, and Matthew Uroghide, the Ekiti South lawmaker pledged to serve the people if given the mandate.
“Let me be clear, today’s submission of this form is not just an intent to run, it is an intent to serve. It is a message to the people, my people of Ekiti State, that the time has come,” Olujimi said.
“The time has come for a government that will always put your concerns first. This form that has been submitted today represents the interests, the best-wishes and the prayers of millions of people in Ekiti State who want a government that will always put their needs first," she announced.
While appreciating the people for the support given her, Olujimi who is the deputy chief whip of the Senate, spoke on the next line of action.
“My track-record speaks for itself,” she said. “Ekiti people know this and the members of my party know this. Now that I have submitted this form, it is time to hit the ground running. It is time to sell my vision for the future of the great state of Ekiti both to the people of Ekiti and my party members,” she declared.
Meeanwhile, the minister of solid minerals, Kayode Fayemi has also indicted interest to run for the position of Ekiti state governor on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
Similarly, Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser on Political Matters to President Muhammadu Buhari, has said that he was in the July 14, 2018, governorship race in Ekiti to rescue the state from poverty and under-development.