At an event held at GMT hotel, Osogbo, the traditional rulers, led by their chairman, the Orangun of Ila, Oba Wahab Adedotun othsaid their decision was borne out of their believe in the ability of Governor Aregbesola to further transform the state, if given another chance.
Oba Adedotun said that the endorsement was sequel to the massive infrastructural development the state has witnessed under the Aregbesola administration and the demand of their subjects to give the incumbent governor the needed support to break the second term jinx.
Akirun of Ikirun, Oba Adedeji, said the monarchs organised the event to express gratitude to the governor on behalf of their subjects for the people- oriented programmes the administration has executed, especially in Osogbo, the state capital.
He urged people of the state to re-elect Aregbesola because of the positive transformation the state is witnessing since he became governor.
The Olokuku of Okuku, Oba Samuel Oyebode, said the monarchs unanimously endorsed Aregbesola for another term to keep the pace of development being enjoyed in the state.
In separate addresses, the Onigbajo of Igbajo and Olufon of Ifon-Orolu, said Aregbesola has proven that government could be run in a peaceful atmosphere, adding that under his administration, there has been even distribution of projects among towns in the state.
In his remarks, Osun State governor, Aregbesola, described the occasion as an acceptance of his administration’s programmes, saying that the presence of the royal fathers was an indication that his government has reignited people’s passion in government