The Olukare of Ikare Akoko, Oba Akadri Saliu momoh has denied endorsing any of the candidates vying for the Ondo North Senatorial seat, saying; “All the candidates are my children.”

The monarch debunk the news spreading around that he has endorsed an aspirant at a meeting held in his palace before now as fake news.

According to the monarch, such statement never emanated from his palace.

In a press statement by the coordinator of Akoko For Good Governance, comrade Oluwole Adebisi quoted the monarch to have said the three contestants from Ikare Akoko are his sons and they all possessed the capacity to represent the people interest in the Red chamber.

its was gathered that at one of the weekly town-hall meeting held at Olukare’s palace, some traditional chiefs from the quarter of one of the aspirant solicited kabiyesi’s endorsement for their son. But his Royal Highness Oba Akadri Saliu momoh declined to make any comment.

He urged all parties to canvass for votes, adding that “Ikare is a home to all Akokos and the Olukare is a father to all. Therefore, he won’t endorse any candidate over others.

“Kabiesi only prayed for them, advised them to always be at the forefront of getting the party ticket to our Rock city.

“The Olukare said he is not a member of any political party be it PDP or APC that all aspirants irrespective of their party belong to him and can come at any time to receives a royal blessing as he remain neutral of any political activities and father of all”

“We urge everyone to remain steadfast and determined that our senatorial district will witness tremendous change in term of good representation” The statement read

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