İmamoğlu told how he became a member of CHP
Ekrem İmamoğlu, who won the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) Presidency on March 31, but was later withdrawn by the decision of the Supreme Board of Elections (YSK), explained some details about his youth and his entry into politics.
The second part of the series, which was published by Sözcü with the signature of Özlem Gürses and focused on the youth of Ekrem İmamoğlu, was published. Gürses, in this part of the series, "starting from the university years 'self-awareness of other people' state, has determined the political line of Imamoglu. Trouble with everyone's trouble, constantly striving for a solution, a character that does not give up. planned, stable and patiently managed, a calm but determined story of winning his "he said, more" Ekrem Imamoglu the last elected mayor of Istanbul in the second part of our series of recent graduates of the university 'Ekrem' s transition to business life, his interest in politics and you will read how Atatürk became a member of the CHP because of his admiration ".
"Ekrem İmamoğlu never lost touch with football during his student years in Cyprus. While studying at the Faculty of Business at Girne American University, football added much to his personality traits and he met social democracy in those years.
Ekrem, who left his mark with his friends, loved, harmonious, calm and gentleman character, moved to İstanbul University, Department of Business Administration in his third year in Cyprus. Because his family emigrated from Trabzon to Istanbul in 1987 and started a new struggle. His father, Hasan Imamoglu, wanted Ekrem to work with him. In 1990, Ekrem ceased his education in Cyprus. Education and business life would continue in Istanbul artık
Both the school and the work were busy. One of the constructions was in Merter, the other was in Beylikdüzü, the houses were in Göztepe, the offices were in Kadıköy and the school was in Avcılar. Between 7-8 vehicles every day between these districts learned Istanbul's corner parish.
The Imamoglu family was not far from politics. Members of the family included different political views and leaders who supported the leaders. Ekrem İmamoğlu's great-grandfather and grandfather were from the Democratic Party. His great uncle Necmettin Erbakan was a fan. Another uncle who voted for MHP İmamoğlu'na Oguz Kaan Epic had read in his childhood. Father Hasan İmamoğlu, who was a politician in the Motherland Party (ANAP), was the head of Trabzon Central District between 1984-1987. His brother-in-law had even been a candidate for parliament from the DYP.
The mother side was the CHP for generations. He knew well short of the political spectrum in Turkey Ekrem each color. Under the influence of his father, he first worked in ANAP youth branches.
From the 2000s onwards, his political preference became clear. He was now a determined CHP voter. It was his great admiration for Atatürk that brought Imamoğlu closer to the CHP. He had read what he found about Atatürk since elementary school and fought Atatürk's thoughts, struggle and political line in every environment…
His great grandfather fought with Atatürk in the War of Independence. When Ekrem listened to his grandfather's years of war, he often cried. Due to his father's ANAP background, there were some who thought that Ekrem İmamoğlu would get closer to the AKP. However, he did not find the AKP demokratik democratic enough in terms of its establishment and administrative structure ’. The AKP was becoming ‘uniform’, becoming a free debate, and the culture of allegiance spread to everything.
Ekrem İmamoğlu's great love, his 23-year-old wife, the mother of Selim, Semih and Beren ... Dilek was born on November 18, 1974 in Trabzon. He spent high school and later in Istanbul. He graduated from Istanbul University, first in tourism and then in public finance. For a while, he took care of finance at his family's textile company.
Irım I believe in development in every aspect of life, ’he says. For this reason, he regularly plays sports, focuses on the education of his children, supports all women and young people around him, and continues his university education. He received his master's degree in Business Administration from Kadir Has University. Now he is doing his doctorate in the same field. Describes his wife Ekrem İmamoğlu:
‘My favorite feature of Ekrem is that he is very hardworking and responsible. But what I dislike most is that he is very hardworking and responsible. He works so hard that it is impossible to even plan a family holiday… He is very patient and selfless. That's the secret of his success. ’
But Turkey Wishes Imamoglu the most Binali Yildirim wife Semiha Hanım will remember him with the following words pronounced in Compared to a snapshot:
Orum I don't think this kind of sharing is well-intentioned. If they think they're making a humiliation or beautification, they should know that they insult me too. Because when I look at the photo of Mr. Semiha Yıldırım, I see my own mother, my own sister. ’
The idea of entering politics matured in 2008. He has never been unreasonable and without strategy at all in his life. He shared his decision to enter politics with his wife Dilek. He knew you wouldn't be able to go on this path without his support. Dilek, on one condition, "Yes," he said: "You can not be a candidate from a party other than the CHP, I will never support you."
His extended family was next. In 2008, he organized a large family meeting in a restaurant. He gathered a group of 100 people. His uncle Cemal İnan was a member of the Beylikdüzü Municipality Assembly from CHP. His uncle, Ali İmamoğlu, was a candidate for the mayor of Beylikdüzü from AKP in 2004. The family asked the elders: zaman When I enter politics, will you continue your political life? I If he had received the ‘Yes’ answer, he would have forgotten the politics. He was 38 years old, telling us about his thoughts, plans, goals. Beylikdüzü said he wanted to be mayor. He convinced most of the family. He got his full support. The party announced its preference: CHP. In the last quarter of 2008, he became a member of the CHP. Now, the district of Beylikdüzü had to stand up. "