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171,922 APC members to choose Ondo governorship candidate among Aiyedatiwa, Oke, Ibrahim, 13 others today

Mr Omo-Agege assured of the committee’s resolve to strictly follow the party’s guidelines and constitution.

• April 20, 2024
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The committee to supervise the All Progressives Congress governorship primary in Ondo State on Friday said a total of 171,922 accredited members will vote on Saturday.

The primary is scheduled to hold in 203 wards in 18 local government areas of the state with 16 aspirants including the governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, contesting.

Secretary of the seven-man committee, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, stated this after the committee’s meeting with stakeholders and aspirants on Friday in Akure.

He said that none of the aspirants had before the eve of the exercise withdrawn or stepped down for another candidate.

The secretary said that the committee was ready to conduct the primary using the direct mode in all the 203 wards across the state.

He appealed to the aspirants to caution their supporters to allow the peaceful conduct of the primary for the progress of the party.

Mr Omo-Agege assured of the committee’s resolve to strictly follow the guidelines and constitution of the party and conduct a transparent, fair and credible election.

He said that the committee would collaborate with the security agencies in the state to forestall breakdown of law and order before, during and after the primary.

The committee is headed by Kogi State governor, Usman Adodo.


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