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Alao Akala Speaks After 2019 Elections, Hails Appointment Of Sunday Dare As Minister



A former Governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao Akala, on Wednesday hailed the appointment of Sunday Dare, another indigene of Ogbomoso as Minister of Youth and Sports by President Muhammadu Buhari.

This is the first time Alao-Akala will be contributing to the political issues in Oyo state after the 2019 general elections which saw APC losing to the opposition party and emergence of Seyi Makinde,

The former Oyo governor said Buhari made a right choice with the appointment. The former governor, via a statement issued by his media aide, Yekeen Olaniyi, expressed optimism that Mr Dare will perform well in his new role.

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“President Muhammadu Buhari’s choice of Mr Sunday Dare as a federal minister is very laudable. He is not only a politician but also a technocrat of international repute who will bring to bear, his rich pool of experience to galvanise the needed support for Mr President’s Next Level Agenda.

“It is noteworthy that Mr Sunday Dare optimumly delivered in his previous public service assignments. Therefore, I have no iota of doubt that he has the required capacity to help move Nigeria to the next level of economic prosperity. I know him to be a results-oriented person; that fanaticism will be his strongest weapon as a member of the federal cabinet under President Muhammadu Buhari.

“The Honourable Minister was posted to a very sensitive ministry – Youths and Sports. Therefore, he should give his best in tackling high wave of unemployment bedeviling the country. The success of his ministry is undoubtedly the success of Nigeria,” the statement said in part.

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Also, his son, Olamijuwonlo Ayodeji Alao-Akala also congratulate Sunday Dare on his appointment as a minister of Youths and Sports by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Olamijuwonlo, who expressed confidence in his ability to carry out the assignment well and make their party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) proud lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for making a good choice.