Ibadan-born former Commissioner for Environment in Oyo State, Barrister (Chief) Lowo Obisesan, has obtained the nomination and expression of interest form to partake in the governorship primary election of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), insideOYO.com gathered.
The Gbonka Balogun of Ibadanland stormed the the temporary party secretariat in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital with thousands of his supporters, lovers and party leaders to obtain the form on Friday.
The businessman and barrister, Obisesan, in an interview with New Telegraph had earlier stated things he will do which will be different from what others have been doing when he become the governor of the state.
“I am going to do so many thing that will be quite different from what others have done and part of those thing is what I have said that you should have fear of God.
“Our economy needs to be improved considerably. If I tell you what I have found in line with what my leaders have been discussing ahead of 2019 people might steal it. So I won’t say it. If God says I will be there I will make sure that I work key properly on the economy.”
Background: Chief ‘Lowo Obisesan started active practice in Nigeria in 1996 and has succeeded in carving a niche in the litigation sphere in Nigeria. He has represented various clients and corporations in several complex and diverse legal disputes. He has an uncommon passion for litigation and this has seen him soar in various courts across the country. He also has a strong foundation in corporate and commercial legal practice, and he has been instrumental to the re-structuring and advancement of several businesses and institutions in Nigeria.
Chief Obisesan commenced his legal profession as an Associate at the renowned firm of Afe Babalola & Co, where he gained substantial knowledge in the Nigerian legal practice. He has also served as a two-time Honourable Commissioner in Oyo State where he initiated several programs aimed at the development of the citizenry.
He has received several awards which were given in recognition of his hard work, commitment and brilliant innovative skills. Some of these awards include; International Leadership Gold Award for Excellence, (2011) an Award for Excellence; Leadership per Excellence in the Legal Profession (2009).