A frontline gubernatorial aspirant under the platform of the African Democratic Congress, ADC, in Oyo state, Dr. Yunus Abiodun Akintunde, has lent his voice against the mega schools being constructed by the administration of Governor Abiola Ajimobi.
According to him, “I don’t share the idea of model schools because the cost on each of the model schools would have renovated 20 or more of the dilapidating public schools.”
Akintunde, who spoke on a Fresh FM political programme monitored on Monday night in Ibadan, said many schools would have been renovated by now had the government prioritise spendings on the sector.
This is just as the former commissioner expressed misgivings about the state of roads outside the state capital, saying that “get out of Ibadan, you will weep for the people living there. I am referring to the internal roads in those areas.
Declaring that there was no going back on his aspiration to win the governorship ticket of the party and the general election in 2019, he harped on the need to be strategic in thinking and restrategize to give value to governance.
Answering a question on the insinuation that he was looking forward to becoming the Secretary to the State Government should the ADC wins, Akintunde declared, “I will never be SSG. My mission is to become Governor of this state. That’s my dream. And by the special grace of God, I will become the next Governor of the state”.
On the prospect of the ADC in the state, Akintunde remarked that people make party, stressing that “ADC is taking over by May, 2019. I want to task the people of the state to look well, think well, act right and vote in ADC as their party of choice.”