Aspirants for the Ondo state govership seat under the auspices of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), who are from Okitipupa local government have joined forces to present a common front in the Party’s Primary Election.
The aspirants in a statement released after their meeting in Ode-Aye on Thursday said they will announce a consensus candidate to be supported by all of them in the Governorship primary Election.
Below is a statement containing thier resolutions as sent to Nigeria cable news online:
26th March, 2020,
BEING A JOINT PRESS STATEMENT OF PDP GOVERNORSHIP ASPIRANTS FROM OKITIPUPA LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ONDO STATE.
Without prejudice to the rights and privileges of other citizens of Ondo State to aspire for the office of the Governor of Ondo State, we, the following aspirants from Okitipupa Local Government; Olorogun Dr. Eddy Olafeso, Senator Boluwaji Kunlere, Engr. Ogunwa Omoniyi Oboli, Otunba Bamidele Akingboye (OBA) and Barr. Bimpe Olatemiju at a meeting held in Ode Aye resolved as follows:
A) To exercise our inallienable rights to contest for the office of the Governor of Ondo State under the platform of our great party, People’s Democratic Party(PDP)
B) That at the appointed time, we shall resolve amongst ourselves to produce one formidable and acceptable person to contest the party’s primary.
C) The resolution is in recognition of the extreme poverty and alleination of our people from government and governance in recent times.
D) That the plight of the entire people of Ondo State is a major focus to us and that we desire to bring about a responsive and responsible government that will continue to attack frontally the foundation of poverty and underdevelopment in the State.
E) We appeal to our people to avoid all forms of divisive tendencies of lies, propaganda and blackmail that can undermine the fortune of the aspirants either jointly or individually in the course of the contest.
F) That we resolve more than ever before to continue to give our total loyalty to our great party, the People’s Democratic Party.
G. Finally, we appeal to our people to be compliant with government’s directive on social distancing, personal and environmental hygiene in other to defeat the Novel Corona Virus(COVID-19) pandemic. We pray for God’s guidance and protection on all our people in Ondo State and beyond.