Pioneer Executive Secretary of the Petroleum Products Pricing and Regulatory Agency and former Executive Secretary, Petroleum Trust Development Fund, Dr. Oluwole Oluleye on Friday indicated his interest to seek nomination of the All Progressives Congress in the June 2018 governorship race in Ekiti State.
According to TODAY NG, Oluleye made the declaration at the party’s secretariat in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, where he said his decision to join the race to succeed Governor Ayodele Fayose of the Peoples Democratic Party was borne out of the conviction that he was capable of bringing about the much needed positive changes in the state.
He had earlier on Thursday signified his governorship ambition at his Efon Alaye home town.
While addressing party faithful at the state secretariat, Oluleye said he planned to “Put an end to the denigration of our common heritage as a hardworking race, whose hallmark of integrity is fast eroded by series of political developments in the past. I am home with you to inform you of my genuine desire to give a new lease of life to politics and governance in Ekiti State.”
According to him before declaring his interest, he moved round the state to feel the pulse of the people and was able to identify that the peoples’ collective yearning is for a meaningful, positive and impactful change that have eluded the people in the past.
The governorship aspirant who is a son of the late Major General James Oluleye who had held several national assignments and boasts many years of meritorious service to the country vowed to put the wisdom that comes from experience, and wise counsels of his parents to positively improve the fortunes of the state if elected.