OSOGBO – Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has called on trade unions in the state to sensitise residents on the need to protect their votes during the Aug. 9 gubernatorial election.
Aregbesola made the call on Wednesday while receiving members of the Nigerian Union of Tailors (NUT) who paid him a courtesy visit.
The union had earlier endorsed the governor for a second term.
The governor said that the endorsement was an indication that the people of the state understood the vision of his administration.
“Please don’t stop at the endorsement but continue to tell our people to jealously protect their votes and ensure that their votes count,” Aregbesola said.
Earlier, the state Chairman of the union, Alhaji Olayiwola Akinloye, said members of the union in the state had converged in the state capital to demonstrate their support for the administration.
Akinloye said the state government created employment for more than 3,000 tailors with the establishment of Omoluabi Garment Factory in Osogbo. (NAN)