One of the governorship aspirants under the platform of the Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Yunus Akintunde has said that he has what it takes to govern Oyo State.
Akintunde, who is seeking to succeed Governor Abiola Ajimobi, spoke on a radio programme monitored in Ibadan, the state capital, by insideoyo.com.
Apart from the many degrees he has, he said that having been involved in virtually every administrations, especially from the beginning of the Fourth Republic in 1999 till date, he possesses the magic wand to continue from the heights Ajimobi has taken the state to.
According to Akintunde, who was a permanent commissioner in the Oyo State Civil Service Commission during the reign of late former governor Lamidi Adesina, lack of electricity is one of the major problems confronting the nation, adding the case of the state is even worse.
The ex-commissioner for works and transport revealed that most artisans have become Okada riders as there is shortage of electricity supply because they depend heavily on electricity supply for their works.
Saying that if institutions like the University of Ibadan, UI, University College Hospital, UCH, The Polytechnic, Ibadan and other big investments in the state capital can find alternative source of electricity supply, he stated that the little that comes from the national grid would be enough for the people.
Akintunde, who is an energy expert, added that lack of electricity hinders development, as it limits everything you want to do.
The Oyo-born politician disclosed that if given the chance to rule the state, how to find alternative electricity sources would be top on his table.