The All Progressives Congress (APC) flag bearer in the August 9 gubernatorial election in Osun State, Governor Rauf Aregbesola has said that he is believing in God and the overwhelming support of the people of the state to be victorious at the poll.
Addressing Muslim faithful and his supporters shortly after the Eid-el-fitr prayers at Osogbo yesterday, Aregbesola said he has done much to make life abundant for the people of Osun State.
According to him, it is in good life that the people can enjoy their existence, stressing that if the essence of life is for human beings to live well then peace which is the only guarantee of happiness must be the watch word for all and sundry.
His said, “I urge us all to embrace love and endurance, it is when there is peace that we can pursue productive engagements that will guarantee for us good life”.
Earlier in the day, the governor’s convoy, which snaked through the capital city from the Government House in Oke Fia to Oke Baale praying ground created excitements as residents trooped out in a show of solidarity with the governor.
Apparently in the spirit of the forthcoming governorship poll slated for August 9, many of the residents who displayed Aregbesola’s campaign posters, brooms and other insignias of support for the governor, also chanted various songs which indicated their support for him.
At the various points in the capital such as Oke Fia, Orita Olaiya, Gbeemu,Oja Oba, up to the praying ground, the residents held Aregbesola’s convoy ‘hostage’ as they insisted he must stop to listen to their songs and see them display their support for him.