2nd March, 2022
Veteran sports journalist, Modele Sarafa-Yusuf has thrown her heart into the ring to vie for the governorship seat of Ogun State under the banner of the APC.
She is standing in the way of Governor Dapo Abiodun of getting a second term ticket in Ogun State.
Sarafa-Yusuf, a former Special Adviser on Information to Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, announced her interest in the governorship seat of Ogun on Wednesday.
She took to her twitter handle and wrote: “Today, I threw my hat into the ring and formally declared my intention to run for the office of Governor of Ogun State on the platform of our great party, the All Progressives Congress.
“I made the declaration at a small gathering of market women and men in the Adire/Kampala market, Asero, Abeokuta.
“I took the opportunity to listen to them as they talked about their needs and their expectations of the government.”
Sarafa-Yusuf said she looked forward to engaging more with the people as the days go by even as she looked forward to the opportunity of serving them as governor.
“‘We also look forward to working with all our party leaders across the divides as we prepare for the elections.
I implore you to send positive thoughts and prayers as we embark on this journey to a more prosperous Ogun State. By the way, we make the best Adire in Ogun State,” she said.