The former Governor of Ogun State , while addressing other APC members on June 16th , 2022 reminded them that he had served as well as the former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, his statement reads ;
“In this Ogun State, since 1999, I am on camera, except for Baba Olusegun Obasanjo, I am not talking of pre-1999, no human being, dead or alive has served Ogun State the way I have served. I have done 8 years as your governor, by next year it will be my 8th year in the Senate. Just between 1999 and now, I have served Ogun State with 15 years of my lifetime.
“Let anybody that has done that come out, I am not talking of our referred fathers. I accept that there are so many giants that came before me.
“We stood on their shoulders and we are still standing on their shoulders, but the truth must be told and we must say it. Since 1999, Ibikunle Amosun has paid his dues in Ogun State and I still paying it. Put your mind at rest, we are APC, APC is ours.”