Babajide, the son of the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to reports that plans had been concluded for him to succeed his father in office.
The younger Akeredolu spoke on the political development when he spoke with newsmen in Lagos State on Friday.
Babajide, the Special Adviser and Director-General of Performance and Project Implementation Unit, Office of the Governor of Ondo State said despite the allure of office, he had several sectors where he could venture into and become extremely successful than being in government.
He said: “I don’t have any plan to run for office.
“It is interesting people speculate this, but I have multiple pathways to success.
“I don’t need to stay in government to be successful.
“Power is never something that gingers the Akeredolu family.
“I’m not looking for that (governor’s seat), but I’m just looking for opportunities to make young people thrive.
“I have never thought of being a governor.
“That thing is stressful and I don’t want to go through it.
“People that are build for that, I wish them well.
“There are multiple cards to success for me.
“I am lucky I have a strong surname with a lot of options before me.
“So, I really don’t bother about what’s coming next, but I just focus on the present and how I can help the younger generations.”