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Falling out of favour with the incumbent governor, Mr Oni returned to the PDP last year, alleging that he was being ostracised and maltreated by the APC.
A close ally of Mr Oni, Bayo Arowolaju, said the posters were a reflection of the people’s desire to have the former governor return to lead the state.
Mr Arowolaju is a former Special Adviser to Mr Oni during his time as a governor and member of the media team of his political platform named ‘Atunse Ekiti.’
He said the posters must have emanated from those agitating for the return of his former boss as a governor.
Mr Arowolaju added that the pressure on his former boss to return as a governor has been immense in the last one year, adding that the posters could be an indication of those agitations.
“Well, as an insider in Atunse Ekiti group, I knew that Engr Segun Oni has not formally declared his intention for the plum seat, but there are agitations from groups and individuals that he should take a plunge in 2022,” he said.
“All Ekiti people are beginning to see and appreciate how Segun Oni managed the lean resources of our dear state to build road Infrastructures, construct one storey buildings in primary schools, employ over 6,000 civil servants, revamp Ikun Dairy Farm, Romaco and other moribund state-owned firms .
“These posters to us were just a call that the right person should be allowed to govern the state for the people to feel the dividends of democracy.