The ancient city of Ode Irele was agog with the visitation of PDP visionary gubernatorial hopeful and a bundle of talents Barr. Eyitayo Jegede on 19th July 2016. He was received by prominent leaders across Ikale land ranging from commissioner for Adult, Techical and vocational education Barr. Remi Olatubura, chairman of the council including all members of Executive and legislative arms of Irele local government, Chairman of PDP and all his Executive Committees, 13 Traditional Obas of Ikale origin assembled at the Palace of First Class Oba Olofun of Ode Irele, numerous women and youth organizations, NURTW, ACOMORAN, Farmers Associations and so on.
Barr. Remi Olatubura in his opening speech salute everyone that deem it appropriate to welcome our distinguish visitor and gubernatorial aspirant of PDP in Ondo State Barr.Eyitayo Jegede SAN.
He was particularly happy with the Traditional Rulers in Ikale land for sparing their precious time to honour an illustrious son of our dear state.
He formally presented Barr. Eyitayo Jegede SAN to the people as God ordained successor to Dr. Olusegun Mimiko whom his tenure of office will expire by first quarter of 2017.
He described Barr. Eyitayo Jegede SAN as a complete gentleman with high sense of dynamism, truthfulness, an epitome of humility,and hardworking personality.
According to Olatubura, the man possessed required acumen both in private and public service to pilot the affairs of the state and achieve desired results.
The Traditional Rulers demanded for the provision of modern amenities and rehabilitation of the existing facilities in the localities.
Barr. Eyitayo Jegede was short of words looking at the tumultuous crowd that welcomed him to Ode Irele city.
The legal luminary expressed happiness and joy to the teeming population of PDP members that count him worthy for this important assignment.
He pledged adequate representation, accountability, provision of employment for the young ones and need to consult our traditional leaders on critical decision making.
He enjoin everyone to work assiduously for the success of the party PDP in the gubernatorial election slated for 26th November, 2016.
The highly philosophical politcian appealed to all and sundry to cast there votes appropriately in order to continue with the good works of our foremost leader in the state Governor Olusegun Mimiko whom his achievements cannot be quantified.
The Chairman of the council Hon Elumalero promised on behalf of entire Irele people worldwide to support the candidature of Barr. Eyitayo Jegede, SAN.