Rauf Aregbesola, the former Minister of Interior, revealed on Saturday his intention to dedicate more of his time to politics.
He announced his plans to embark on a statewide tour aimed at raising awareness among the people of the state.
Acknowledging the efforts of the state government in ensuring the safety of the state, Aregbesola also expressed his appreciation. He noted that the conducive environment created by the government has fostered social interactions among the residents of the state.
Aregbesola made these remarks during a grand luncheon held in his honor in Osogbo. He highlighted that all the activities organized to welcome him back to the state, following the completion of his tenure as a minister, were carried out peacefully.
He said, “Osun State Government, we belong to a different party to the one controlling the government presently. They are in the PDP and we belong to the APC. But they were not scared to allow us to hold our events.
“They received us with love and joy. No problem whatsoever. No firing of gunshots. We were not subjected to any form of intimidation. We appreciate the state government.
“Now, I am back to full politics. I will devote more time to politics. We will start moving around our communities to sensitise our people.”
During the event, Dr. Najeem Salaam, the Chairman of the Planning Committee for the programme and a former Speaker of the Osun State House of Assembly, took the opportunity to praise Aregbesola’s exceptional leadership qualities. In his speech, Dr. Salaam expressed admiration for Aregbesola’s abilities in guiding and managing affairs effectively.
Highlighting Aregbesola’s leadership skills, Dr. Salaam commended his remarkable contributions to the state and acknowledged his efforts in promoting progress and development. Dr. Salaam’s words conveyed a deep respect and admiration for Aregbesola’s capabilities as a leader.
By recognizing Aregbesola’s leadership qualities, Dr. Salaam emphasized the significant impact that Aregbesola has had on the state’s political landscape and the valuable insights he brings to the table.