Ondo election: Gov Bello canvasses support for Akeredolu in Owo

Ondo election: Gov Bello canvasses support for Akeredolu in Owo

- Governor Yahaya Bello has joined the campaign train of the APC in Ondo state

- The governor on Tuesday, October 6, joined his Ondo counterparts on one of his campaigns outings

- The area visited is a major settlement of Kogi indigenes in Ondo state, hence the visit of the Kogi state chief executive to canvass for APC votes

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Kogi governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello on Tuesday, October 6 joined his Ondo counterpart, Rotimi Akeredolu on his campaign train to Owo ahead of the forthcoming election in the state.

Governor Bello who was in Ondo to drum support for Akeredolu ahead of the election, urged Kogi residents in the state, the people of Owo and Ondo, in general, to re-elect Governor Akeredolu by voting the All Progressives Congress, APC in the forthcoming gubernatorial election.

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GOVERNOR BELLO STORMS OWO FOR AKEREDOLU, URGES ONDO RESIDENTS TO VOTE APC

Governor Bello addressing the mammoth crowd during the campaign rally. Photo credit: @LugardHouse
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Bello who was received by a mammoth crowd assured the people that Governor Akeredolu will consolidate on his first-term achievements.

He also expressed the optimism that the incumbent governor of Ondo state will emerge victorious in the Saturday's poll.

Owo is the major settlement of Kogi indigenes in Ondo state, hence the visit of the Kogi state chief executive to the area to canvass for votes for the APC.

Amongst prominent Nigerian who was on their personalities who were on ground to drum support for the re-election of Governor Akeredolu were former Ogin state governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.

Meanwhile, the re-election bid of Governor Akeredolu got a major boost recently as the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Peter Oyeleye Fasua, withdrew from the governorship race and declared his support for the incumbent.

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Fasua on Monday, October 5, collapsed his structure into the APC and declared his support for the governor while stating that the decision to step down for Akeredolu is God's agenda for him.

Similarly, scores of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) members defected to the APC in Akure, the state capital on Tuesday, October 6.

The defectors were led by the chairman of the ZLP in Ondo East local government area, Olamigoke Busayo, who resigned from the ZLP on Sunday, October 4.

The state chairman of the APC, Ade Adetimehin, received the defectors, saying the ZLP's fortune has crumbled with the collapse of its structure in Ondo East.

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