Police Affairs Minister, Olubolade Formally Declares Interest In Ekiti Guber Polls

EKITI-GOODLUCK-WITH-OLUBOLMinister of Police Affairs, Navy Capt Caleb Olubolade (rtd), has formally declared his intention to contest next year’s governorship election in Ekiti State.

Olubolade’s declaration has brought to 25 the number of candidates vying for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ticket for the elections.

The Minister, a former Military Administrator of Bayelsa State, spoke made his intention known on Friday at a press briefing held at his country home in Ipoti-Ekiti, Ijero local government area of the state.

According to Olubolade, 58, he decided to throw his hat in the ring to stabilse the PDP and ensure it was provided with a leadership which could garner the needed respect among people of the state.

He justified his decision to contest on his position as a party leader which makes him the most experienced among the party’s other aspirants.

He stated, “If I cannot do it, who else can do it? I have governed a state as Military Administrator. I have also served both as Minister of State for the FCT and Minister of Special Duties. Now I am the Police Affairs Minister, so who else can do it?”


  1. What are the problems with all these old politicians who fills no one else a-part from them,one time military administrator,minster of state,police affairs minister and now wants to go for state gubernatorial. Na only you? Abeg let some else do it. “eyan ki je kile fe”. Allow young once.