By Stephen Adeleye
June 20, 2022
A frontline candidate for the Kogi West Senate seat on the platform of ACCORD (A), Bashorun Moses Deola (MD) Eseyin, FPOP, has solicited for the support and royal blessings of some paramount traditional rulers in the zone towards the 2023 general elections.
Eseyin, a former Special Adviser to the Kogi State Governor, in a consultation visit to the traditional rulers, said he was at their palaces to seek their royal blessings, support and establish a firm rapport with the royal fathers.
The first port of call by the ACCORD Kogi West flag bearer and his entourage, was the Palace of the Obaro of Kabba and Chiarman of Okun Traditional Council, His Royal Majesty, Oba Dele Owoniyi, where the monarch gave them a resounding reception.
Oba Owoniyi described Eseyin as a quintessential youth leader who has always avail himself to be part of human and societal development.
Eseyin further paid courtesy visit to the palaces of HRM, Oba Julius Joledo the Elulu of Mopa; HRM Oba Alfred Ayedogbon, the Alamuro of Amuro; and the Ajugbonjagun of Orokere. HRH Oba Michael Arogbonlo and their Chiefs in Council respectively.
Eseyin in all the Royal Palaces visited, said his visit was to seek royal blessings, endorsement and prayers for his senatorial ambition, saying his sterling qualities and past experiences in governance and service to humanity would be deployed to get Kogi west working.
”I am youthful and energetic, vibrant and experienced, purposeful, passionate and well equipped with necessary qualities and antecedents to represent the zone to drag down the deserved development,” he said.
The royal fathers in their separate responses, welcome the candidate and his entourage, and offered prayers for him to emerge victorious in the 2023 general elections to represent the zone at the Red Chambers of the National Assembly.
He emphasised that Eseyin’s triumph in the 2023 general elections should be a collective project for Amuro Land.
According to him, being the son of the soil and with his quality virtues and impacts in the community over the years, the council will stand solidly behind him and give him all the needed encouragement and support.
”I will not call you a Honorable but Chief who has demonstrated quality leadership exemplifying your chieftaincy title as “The Oluomo of Orokere Kingdom”.