Governor Abiola Ajimobi’s chief detail, Alhaji Saheed Aderounmu, has resigned his appointment.
Aderounmu, who has been with Ajimobi since 2011, is to contest the 2019 Ibadan North federal constituency seat in the House of Representatives’ election.
He is compete for the All Progressives Congress, APC, ticket with Hon. Abiodun Awoleye, who is completing his second term in the green chambers and other notable party men including Umar Farouk Arisekola, a son of late Aare Musulumi Of Yorubaland, Alhaji AbdulAzeez Arisekola Alao.
In an interview with Mega Icon, Aderounmu explained that the urge to serve the people as well as to make a good and sustainable impact were responsible for his resignation from the Department of State Service (DSS) to join active politics.
He added that the collective interest and well-being of the people in the area would form the nucleus of his representation, noting that he would never betray the confidence reposed in him by the electorate if given the opportunity to serve them.
Aderounmu also promised to attract quality and people-oriented projects to the constituency to enhance the socio-economic and political life of the people in the federal constituency.
He said: “I am in the race for the House of Representatives seat to serve my people, to give them direction and build a solid political mind-set through a quality law making so that they can stand on their feet.
“My people suffer because there is no one with true intention of changing their misfortune. I want to lead my people to the path of progress, development and inculcate in them true zeal of patriotism. I will teach my people how to fish,“ he assured.
Speaking further, Aderounmu hinted that he was confident of victory because he had worked and planned his political activities with the people.
“I believe in going to the grassroots and there was never a time that my people have not shown me love judging from my proven humanitarian attachment to them. I am a man of the people with heart for service.
“My party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has all the ingredients to win the election.
“APC is the only political party in the country as of today that is stable, that has a guiding manifesto and their internal democracy is unbeatable.
“I have demonstrated my sincere love to the people of my constituency at a larger extent by my patriotic contributions towards the development of the area.
“Therefore, if our electorate are very sincere and honestly desire a true representation, they should not look elsewhere no matter the distraction, ” he urged.