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Ondo: MATO Preaches Oneness Ahead of 2024 Governorship Poll, Says MMG Now A Movement

A Stalwart of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and Former Senatorial Aspirant for Ondo South Senatorial District, Mr Matthew Oyerinmade has enjoined all aspirants eyeing Alagbaka Government House to be peaceful in their conduct and be united as one happy family.

Addressing leaders and members of the group from across the 18 local government areas during an interactive session held on Thursday January 11th, 2023 in Akure, Hon. Oyerinmade popularly called MATO said Mato Mandate Group (MMG) is now a movement that is ready to make a difference among any other support groups in the state.

MATO Mandate Group (MMG) which started in the Southern Senatorial Group has now extended its tentacles across the 18 local government areas of the state making it a statewide movement to reckon with ahead of the 2024 governorship in Ondo State.

He added that plans are underway to roll out some programmes for the less privilege across the 18 local government to bring succour to suffering masses, noting that he his determine to use his God given resources to ameliorate the suffering of the people.

His words, ” MMG will be the voice of the voiceless and will provide leadership based not on selfish interest but joint thinking. I have what it takes to contest election in 2024, the leadership will come up with its plans after careful consultations.

He urged every party members and people of the state to cooperate with the Governor, His Excellency Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa to succeed, saying God has made him the number citizen of the state and what is require of every lover of the state is to support him.

The chairman of the group, Hon. (Dr.) Rotimi Wilson said the group was created as a veritable platform to reach out to more people and impact them positively saying Hon. Mathew Oyerinmade is now a state and national figures in the politics of Nigeria who can’t be restricted to one zone.

Speaking, Hon. Segun Odidi said he was very happy that the group has expanded its base to the 18 local government areas noting that it is a sign of good things to come.

Sharing some of the feats of MATO in the political space, Hon. Odidi said as a vibrant politician, Hon. Oyerinmade started his activism right from his youthful days while running student unionism in the higher institution.

On his part, Hon Biyi Poroye described MATO as a philanthropist politician who joined politics with aim of changing the narrative of bad governance and provide purposeful leadership to the people.

Commending Hon. Oyerinmade for his uncommon stance and belief in putting the party first, Hon. Poroye said MATO is a special breed of politician who despite losing in an election made good his promise by putting smiles on the faces of party members.

Poroye asked the people of the state to look forward to a progressive and incorruptible politician that is capable, kind and caring as the state march towards another poll. ” If given opportunity to serve our state, MATO will do better than most of the professional politicians whose trade is politics”.

He admonished the present Goverment led by His Excellency Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa to embrace and take advise from leaders while making his appointment and taking decisions saying the era of one person picking an appointee on behalf of every other party members is gone for good.

Also speaking, Hon. Akin Akinbobola and Hon. Kelly Agboola said he is a destiny builder who has financed a number of politician’s dream into limelight.

Other major highlights of the event is the unveiling and distribution of MATO Face Caps to all leaders and members in attendance.

Some political gladiators at the event include Rt. Hon Malachi Coker, Hon. Akin Aibunuomo, Hon Tayo Abidakun, Hon Pelemo, Surv Niran Akinniyi, Hon Charles Adeduro,, Hon kunle oyegoke, Hon dele Fagoriola, among others.

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