Emmanuel Oladesu Deputy Editor
AN All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and governorship aspirant in Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Abraham, on Sunday known as for a free and truthful main election.
Describing himself because the candidate to beat, he stated the end result of the shadow ballot would predict the possibility of the occasion on the polls.
Abraham stated the chapter has what it takes to conduct a peaceable, credible and clear main, urging aspirants to cooperate with the Bello Committee saddled with the duty.
No fewer than 12 contenders are competing for the APC ticket, together with Governor Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), who’s in search of a second time period, Abraham, Chief Olusola Oke(SAN), Mrs. Jumoke Anifowose, Ambassador Sola Iji, Ife Oyedele, Awodeyi Apata and Isaacs Kekemeke.
The first holds in Akure in the present day. Following the reconciliation brokered between Akeredolu and among the aspirants, there are indications that they could step down and assist the governor’s re-election bid.
Nevertheless, two days to the train, none of them have publicly withdrawn from the race, though sources stated aspirants from Owo, the place Akeredolu hails from, are in severe talks with the governor.
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Abraham suggested the committee to dwell as much as expectation by sustaining neutrality and transparency earlier than, throughout and after the primaries.
He additionally urged the aspirants to raise the curiosity of the occasion over private pursuits.
Abraham, who misplaced the ticket narrowly to Akeredolu 4 years in the past, stated he was assured of victory on the main.
He added: “I’ve toured the nooks and crannies of the state and I do know that the delegates will tilt their assist in direction of my course. They know me, my antecedents, consistency, loyalty, my plans and programmes for our expensive state.
“I name for a peaceable main; a main devoid of rancour. The occasion is bigger than our ambitions. It’s the occasion first. I counsel the committee dealing with the first to dwell as much as expectation.”