The Oyo State governorship candidate of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN), Comrade Abiodun Bamigboye on Thursday kicked off his campaign for the 2019 elections in the state.
Bamigboye, who also announced Comrade Ebunoluwa Famuti as his running mate, disclosed that the party has designed programmes that see to the welfare of the citizens.
He disclosed this when he spoke at the flag off of the party’s campaign held at its state secretariat, Mokola Ibadan.
Those who graced the event include; members of the party among whom were its state chairman, Comrade Kolapo Oladapo, other candidates of the party among others.
Bamigboye pointed out that the party will “improve the state of education, health, agriculture, infrastructure, industrialization, workers’ welfare, job creation, youth and women empowerment in the state”.
He further said, “SPN has no money to buy your votes, but has programme that is capable of bringing a significant improvement to both the living and working condition of workers, youths and masses in the state. SPN is participating in the forthcoming general election to offer a clear socialist alternative to anti-people parties like the APC, ADC, ZLP, ADP, PDP and 32 other Pro-capitalist parties that will be participating in the election. SPN is a broad, pro-masses party mainly formed to bring together all Nigerians who are angry, disenchanted and fed up with the failure of governance in the country.
“SPN –government will be committed to free and quality education, all fees currently being charged across public primary and secondary schools in the state will be cancelled within 60 days of SPN – led government while all fees hiked in higher institutions will be reversed to the amount payable by minimum wage earners. SPN government will cancel security vote and ensure that all funds at the disposal of the state are committed and invested on the areas of needs of the working people particularly adequate funding of public utilities like education under a democratic control and management of committee of workers, students and parents.”