INEC releases final list of candidates for Ondo governorship poll
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of candidates eligible to participate in the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State. The list, which names of – 16 males and one female indicated that incumbent governor, Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party…
Ondo teachers endorse Akeredolu for re-election
Teachers in Ondo State under the auspices of the National Network of Teachers for Good Governance and Quality Education have endorsed Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for a second term in office.
Ondo deputy governor Ajayi dumps PDP after 50 days
Ondo State deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, has resigned his membership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Ajayi announced his resignation from the party he joined June 21 - 50 days ago - in a statement by his media aide Allen Sowore. The deputy governor said his decision to resign was as a result of the…
Implications of emergence of third force in Ondo for PDP, APC
To keen followers of Ondo State politics and the governorship election, it is most likely there would be a third force, to be unveiled soon.
Akeredolu’s date with destiny
That the incumbent governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) was recently announced as the flag-bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in the forthcoming gubernatorial election, with a landslide victory over his competitors, is no mere coincidence.
Akeredolu challenges deputy to prove electoral value at poll
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State yesterday urged his embattled deputy, Agboola Ajayi, to demonstrate his political relevance in the forthcoming governorship election in the state.
Akeredolu’s 2nd term, opportunity to consolidate on democratic gains – APC UK
The APC, UK, said this in a statement signed by Mr Jacob Ogunseye, its Publicity Secretary on Saturday in Abuja, while congratulating Akeredolu for emerging as the party’s candidate for the forthcoming Ondo State Governorship Election.
Akeredolu wins Ondo APC governorship primary election
Ondo State governor Rotimi Akeredolu has won the All Progressives Congress's governorship primary elections. Akeredolu polled 2, 458 delegate votes while his closest challenger Olusola Oke got 262 votes. Former chairman of the party in the state Isaac Kekemeke came a distant third with paltry 19 votes. Both Olayide Adelami and Nathaniel Adojutelegan tied in…
Lagos State and Arigbaruwo’s controversial suit against APC’s caretaker committee
Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) and one of its members, Chief Lateef Arigbaruwo, are engaged in a game of hide and seek over the court suit filed by the latter...
APC hopefuls tackle Akeredolu as nine eye Ajayi’s seat
Despite the secrecy surrounding the outcome of the All Progressives Congress’s (APC) governorship screening exercise for Ondo State, where the committee disqualified one out of the 12 aspirants...
Asking me to step down is ridiculous, says Akeredolu
The Ondo State Government has described as ludicrous a recent claim by one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirants, Chief Olusola Oke that he made overtures to Governor Rotimi Akerodolu to step down for him ahead of the election. Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Special Duties and Strategy, Dr Doyin Odebowale,…