…a force to be feared cultivated and loved depending on the sides at play
Ijebu east, in Ogun state is an interesting area.
It boasts of an intimidating mix of respected national figures.
The cast list is as impressive as they come – role models and business men and politicians and billionaires and major influencers of government policies.
And interestingly from Multinational Telecommunication Company owner, Mike Adenuga to Founder of Financial Institution, Subomi Balgun, former minister Jubril Martins Kuye, Ex Governor and respected man of commerce Gbenga Daniels , Popular Lottery owner Kessignton Adebukunola Adebutu, Lekan Mustapha they all strive to impact on the lives of all the locals – and the state at large.
But one man stands out and today determines the political fate of the area and not only this, amongst the locals is regards ‘’the best of the lot’’…he is Kashamu Buruji.
Engulfed with perception problems and unarguable the one with the most villified image, Kashamu Buruji incumbent Senator from Ijebu East is number on the streets amongst the locals in the list of enviables from the area.
How did he do it?
Checks revealed a simple strategy.
”Provision of the monetary and materials needs of communities and individuals” a source explained.
Insiders disclosed Senator Kashamu is constantly reaching out to the people of the area, whether individuals or groups.
And is approach unlike the others is described as very informal.
”You don’t need long letters or plenty appointments..and it is not about how well dressed you are or your level of education to get help from him..it is about how well you are able to convince him to help out and runs an open door policy” a source disclosed.
Societynowng.com gathered the no class barrier year round informal help programme run by Buruji has greatly endeared him to the locals, especially the special consideration to the elderly and widows.
”It’s a populist programme that has really boasted his image and helped him cultivate an army of loyalist amongst the youths and supporters in the rank of the adults” a source stated.
Added revelation have it that his acceptance in the area has reached the height any thing that requires decision via game of numbers – Kashamu is the man to talk to.
And his followers careless about whispers of allegations of issues in the United States that requires his extradition.
”That is why they have chosen to associate with him than all those seen as having sparkling image” a source stated.
”All those allegations of stolen identities, drugs and all what have..they are just stories to his followers, as far they are concerned, he cares for them and they care for him..that’s all that matters” another source explained.
In Ijebu east at present, Kashamu is the man to dread, the man to cultivate as well as the one to love to get things done, not all those other big men multiple sources confirm.