Sources have divulged to Happenings.com.ng that popular socialite and Ouilox Night club owner, Chief Shina Peller, is currently being pressurized by indigenes of Oyo state, particularly his constituency to run for political office in the 2019 general elections.
This source who is privy to politics in Oyo state, spoke to newsmen in anonymity disclosed that it is time the people of Oyo state, get a young person, with an innovative mind for governance, to ensure the overall development of the state.
The Chairman of Aquilla group, who was recently a guest at the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo chapter in Ibadan, Oyo state, confirmed that the pressure he was experiencing to contest, was true and increasing by the day.
He goes further to disclose that he had been wooed severally, to take advantage of his popularity and influence in the state and take part in politics, although he said, he is yet to arrive at a decision.
In his own words; “For now, my business is my priority, although I’ve been receiving pressure from people from every corner to get involved in politics but I’m yet to make up my mind”
Speaking on his increasing popularity, the Iseyin-born philanthropist said “My popularity didn’t just start today, it was birth from my zeal to do everything I can in whatever capacity to assist people and encourage younger ones even from my days as a student at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology in Ogbomoso.”
He also goes further to comment on the Nigerian economy, he emphasised that tourism holds plenty of potentials for the Nigerian economy albeit untapped, because of several factors which include infrastructure, multiple taxation and security.
He urged the government to stop paying lip service to diversification in the economy and “face reality”.