Aspirant Condemns Ondo APC Governorship Primary

Olusola Oke
Olusola Oke

One of the aspirants in the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship primary in Ondo State, Olusola Oke, has condemned the exercise that saw Rotimi Akeredolu emerge as the party’s Flagbearer for the governorship election.

Director-General of his campaign, Bola Fisayo, on Sunday, said the exercise was not a true reflection of the delegates that participated in the primary on Saturday

The former candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, during the 2012 governorship election, alleged that some names were removed from the delegates’ list while non-delegates were allowed to participate in the election.

He insisted that the list of delegates given to the aspirants at a meeting in Abuja was different from the list of delegates brought by the Chairman of the Election Committee, Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Jigawa State.

Fisayo said that the new delegates’ list was shown to the aspirants at the eleventh hour when they had no time to scrutinize it.

He alleged that about 110 names that belonged to Oke’s camp from both Ondo East and West Local Governments Areas were removed and their names replaced with non-executive members of the party.



    “There was nothing we could do at that particular time,” he lamented.

    “I can confirm to you that 80 per cent of those that cast their votes for Abraham came from Oke’s camp.

    “The election did not represent the true position of the delegates.

    “The accreditation gave room for manipulation and the whole process was laced with fraud and the result released did not represent the true reflection of the delegates as non-delegates were allowed to participate in the election,” he said.


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