- Olusola Oke, a governorship aspirant of the APC in Ondo has alleged that the party's primary was slanted to favour Governor Akeredolu
- The aspirant came second behind Governor Akeredolu at the primary of the APC in Ondo state
- Oke urged the Ondo state governor to reconcile all aggrieved members of the party
Olusola Oke, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo has alleged that the APC primary in Ondo state was slanted to favour Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
The aspirant who came second behind Governor Akeredolu at the primary of the APC in Ondo state made the allegation after a meeting with members of his campaign organisation, The Nation reported.
Oke urged the Ondo state governor to reconcile all aggrieved members of the party. He said he and his supporters are ready to participate in any reconciliation efforts genuinely undertaken by the leadership of the party.
He noted that the APC needs to be united to record a landslide victory against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Ondo governorship election.
The aspirant said he expects all reconciliation efforts to be agreed on within the next seven days.
He disclosed that his support base would not do anything to harm the interest of the party in the coming election unless it is unavoidable.
Meanwhile, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has reacted to his victory at the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state.
Vanguard reported that the governor promised to commence the process of reconciliation to heal all perceived wounds in the party in the state.
Legit.ng gathered that in his acceptance speech after being declared the winner of the primary, Akeredolu pleaded with other aspirants “to leave the past and let us move on.
Akeredolu polled 2,458 votes to win the governorship primary, while Olusola Oke scored 262 votes and Isaac Kekemeke came a distant third with 19 votes.
In another report, the PDP has successfully conducted its governorship primary election, with Eyitayo Jegede(SAN), emerging the winner.
Jegede defeated seven other aspirants, including Agboola Ajayi, the embattled deputy governor of Ondo state who recently dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress to fight for the PDP's ticket.
Having clinched the PDP ticket again, Jegede will be slugging it out with Governor Akeredolu who had also clinched the APC ticket to contest the October 10 election.
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