Bisi Oladele and Osagie Otabor, Akure
ONDO State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu obtained the endorsement of three key opponents on Monday. Dr. Olusegun Abraham, Ifeoluwa Oyedele and Jimi Odimayo endorsed the governor hours earlier than the first election.
The All Progressives Congress, in an announcement, hailed Oyedele for stepping down for Akeredolu.
It described Oyedele as a real social gathering man who sacrificed his curiosity for the final curiosity of the social gathering within the state.
A press release issued by the Ondo APC Director, Media & Publicity, Steve Otaloro, stated: “The curiosity of the residents of Ondo state is extra vital than my curiosity. We’re decided to make sure that we work collectively for what can be of profit to residents of Ondo state. We’ll work collectively to unite our social gathering, to rebuild the social gathering, unite our members in order that we will have a fast financial improvement within the state. Additionally, I name on different aspirants to help us on this quest of uniting our social gathering.
“As a political social gathering, we commend Engr Ife Oyedele who spoke with a level of candour uncharacteristic of politicians within the system, notably, when they’re pursuing sure political ambition. We additionally hope different politicians will be taught from him that the larger curiosity of the social gathering is paramount to their private curiosity.”
The Chairman of the governorship main, Governor Yahaya Bello, stated all aspirants gave their consent for the first to carry on Monday.
Bello, introduced graduation of the train, stated: “We had an interplay with all aspirants and leaders of our nice social gathering in Ondo State yesterday night. Our interactive session was easy. So, we’re all ready for this election. After the interactive session, no person objected to the conduct of this election.
“Aspirants have obtained sufficient notification. They’re anticipated to be right here. All brokers are additionally anticipated to be right here. Since we arrived right here, we’ve inspected this venue of the election together with the accreditation space on this dome. Poll papers are sealed. I’ve not seen how they seem like.”