2019: Ex- Footballer Segun Odegbami Declares For Ogun Governorship Bid
The ex- Green Eagles striker said this on Wednesday while declaring his intention to vie for governorship in Ogun on the platform of the Labour Party .
The mathematical Odegbami, while declaring at the party secretariat at Quarry Road in Abeokuta , promised to give people’ s welfare adequate attention .
He said , “ Our government , which would be led by the Labour Party , will provide quality education and health care delivery system by building hospitals where necessary . Necessary facilities for proper care , including drugs and personnel, would be provided.
“ I believe that only the people with sound health can work and even enjoy amenities provided by the government . ”
He noted that hospitals in Nigeria had turned to mortuary because they lacked the necessary facilities they needed to save lives.
Odegbami cited the instance of his mother , who he said the medical doctors had written off and he took her abroad for medical attention and she lived for another 11 years before she died .
On education , the football legend , while berating the falling standard of education in the country, said his government would provide education that would make graduates employable and as well as provide jobs for other people .
The Labour Party Chairman in Ogun State , Mr Abayomi Arabambi , while welcoming Odegbami and other party supporters , frowned on the failure of the All Progressives Congress – led government in the state to solve various challenges confronting the nation.