In two separate letters sighted by Intel Region, titled “Request for Audience” which was sent to the Senate President and the Speaker of the house of Representatives on the 22nd of March, 2022, Prof Olaiya requested an audience with a view of intimating the APC legislators of his mission and capacity to man the secretariat of the party.
“As we are approaching the convention of our great party and being one of the aspirants vying for the position in the forthcoming APC national convention billed for Saturday 26th of march, 202. I write to have an audience with a view to intimitating you of my mission and capacity to man the secretariat of our great party, with all sense of commitment, loyalty, and patriotism on Thursday, 24th March 2022
“While acknowledging the importance of every APC Honourable member in the National Assembly as major stakeholders in the forthcoming convention, accept the assurances of my regards” He added
Prof. Abideen is presently in the race with Former Deputy Governor of Osun, Chief Iyiola Omisore, former Minister of Communication, Barr. Adebayo Shittu and Engr. Ifeoluwa oyedele.