Finally,Otunba Dayo “D1” Adeneye has officially declared is political ambition for a seat at the Ogun State House of Assembly representing the Odogbolu constituency under the APC.
In a phone interview with his partner, Kenny “Keke” Ogungbe on PrimeTime Africa TV, Otunba D1 confirmed he had since submitted his form and that he was welcomed with a carnival and a huge turn-out of supporters and APC loyalists and Chieftain.
“We need to stop complaining but be a part of the game for that change we desire. If you want positive result and change in Nigeria; be a part of the game….and give it your best. Even if it doesn’t work out, at least you know you’ve tried your best. I want change and also want to improve the living condition of my people. I have submitted my form and currently from one consultation to the other with APC Chieftains. The support was huge and I couldn’t believe it. The people welcomed their son with this huge carnival and I felt so happy. I want to improve on the living condition of my people; that’s my mission so help me God”.
When asked how he got the money for his form. Otunba D1 said; Owo ile la n lo, a o ma yawo fi se…..(Singing a Yoruba folk song. Meaning; we are using our hard earned money, our personal savings. We won’t borrow for the mission/purpose).
“I paid with my savings from my Bank account. I am improving on myself and I’ve always done that. I have always saved to improve on myself. I have friends who could have done that for me but I am okay using my money and not borrowing”.
He was flanked by his beautiful wife while they danced to praises by supporters waving the APC symbol; the broom. He however surprised so many locals when he spoke the Ijebu dialect.
Also present at the rally as shown by Primetime TV was the Odogbolu LG Chairman. The MC was Nigerian comedian/actor Koffi.
Otunba D1 is an old student of Ijebu Ode Grammar School, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. He is a co-founder of Kennis Music.