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Segun Oni Former Ekiti Governor to join 2018 guber race

Oni's campaign director, Ife Arowosoge, said the ex-Gov will announce his intention to run as Governor soon.

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The former Governor of Ekiti state, Segun Oni is set to join the 2018 gubernatorial race.

According to his campaign director, Ife Arowosoge, Oni will announce his intention to run as Ekiti Governor soon.

Arowosoge also said that the ex-Governor decided to run for Governor because his supporters across the state want him back.

Oni, who is the deputy national chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is slated to commission his campaign offices across Ekiti.

According to Premium Tmes, Arowosoge said “He is simple, plain-minded, intelligent, humble, respectful, incorruptible, responsible and God-fearing.

“This is the man we have chosen to work for; we are not ashamed to associate with this man of integrity and we must ensure that he wins both the primary and general election with landslide victory.

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“The slogan of 16-0 against APC must not only stop, it must be reversed; it will be 16-0 against PDP.

“The political atmosphere is most favourable for our party now and the only person people are demanding of our party to give them is Chief Olusegun Oni who they are ready to vote in as governor, come 2018.”

Also, a 35 year-old Business Administration graduate, Mr Tosin Ajibade, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, expressed his interest to contest the 2018 gubernatorial election in Ekiti state.

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