The candidates for governorship who participated in the first election of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) in Ondo State on July 20 have come together to work on the re-election of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu in the upcoming governor's election on October 10.
Leaders of the party, including Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN and Deputy Governor, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa met on Sunday to prepare ahead of August 22nd local government and October 10th governorship elections in the state.
The candidates for governorship included: Olusola Oke SAN, Chief Segun Abraham, Isaac Kekemeke Esq, and others who were represented. Other party leaders at the meeting included: Senator Ajayi Borrofice, former Vice Chairman of APC (Southwest) Chief Pius Akinyelure, former Vice Chairman (Southwest) Bankole Oluwajana Esq, Dr. Paul Akintelure, Prof. Bayonle Ademodi, Chief Bode Sunmonu, and former Vice Chairman (Southwest) Mr. Bankole Oluwajana Esq.
Briefing newsmen after the closed-door meeting, Kekemeke, speaking on behalf of the leaders, said the meeting was a clear demonstration that the leaders of the state party had come back from the battlefield to work together. He said they all decided to work together as a party so that they could win both the local government and the governorship elections together.
Kekemeke stressed that the party leaders had decided that there was no home other than the APC and that there was no candidate other than Governor Akeredolu. He said, "We've decided that our party is bigger than all of us. We thanked the governor for his speech today, in which he called a new beginning. We've got a bigger crowd. This could only be better. We, as stakeholders, have agreed.
Kekemeke said that unity in the party was the beginning of what the people of the state should expect, stressing that the party is ready and ready to win the upcoming elections. "We decided to work together to win the elections on August 22, the local government elections and on October 10, the governorship elections. We 're going to win more than we've ever done. "Kekemeke stressed.
Earlier in the meeting, Governor Akeredolu called for a new beginning where party cohesion and unity will be the watchword for democratic enterprise, inculcated and imbibed.“Persuasion, negotiation and consensus building will be the hallmark of the current All Progressives Congress in Ondo County. It must be emphasized that we have a lot to benefit from as long as our party remains in government in the state of Ondo. "Akeredolu said.
The Governor welcomed all his co-contestants, elders and party leaders at both the state and national levels, in particular the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mohammadu Buhari, the GCFR, the National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the National Caretaker Committee under the leadership of Mai Mala Buni, the Governor of Yobe State and others.
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