From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure

National Vice Chairman (South West) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon Isaacs Kekemeke has joined the governorship race in Ondo State.

Kekemeke, a former Secretary to the State Government and former Commissioner for Works and Housing was the pioneer chairman of the APC on the state

He was also the pioneer chairman of the board of National Examinations Council (NECO).

Kekemeke declared his intention to contest the governorship election of the state under the platform of the APC while addressing a press conference in Akure, the state capital.

He said he already has his blue print for the development of the state and determined to ensure the development and progress of the state if given the oponu to serve.

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He said his major aim was to make government seeable, touchable and feelable so that the pain of one can be the pain of all.

He said his agenda for the state centres on the people, saying that “it has always been my belief that the only business of government is to ensure the wellbeivng and welfare of the people.”

The former APC chairman promised to wage serious war against hunger, poverty, unemployment, insecurity and decayed basic infrastructure, stressing that his government will not renege on the core progressive values.

“As a state we can no longer afford to amuse ourselves with bare pettiness, low sentiments and prejudices that have rudely arrested our growth and development. We need a leadership for the state, a leadership not only for a segment of the state but for the whole state,” he emphasized.

He promised to ensure the total transformation of the state through tourism development, creation of jobs, massive infrastructure and agricultural development.