Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu

Toluwalope Jombo – Akure

Campaigns of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Ondo state for the October 10 governorship election will be flagged off by first week of September 2, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu announced this at stakeholders meeting of the party in Akure.

Akeredolu charged the party leaders to use Saturday’s local elections to confirm the APC’s popularity ahead of the governorship election.

He said his reelection will guarantee continuity in governance and more space for party members to participate in governance.

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Akeredolu urged them to sustain the ongoing reconciliation efforts and well replicate the meeting at the local government, wards and unit levels for the party’ victory in October.

The governor also assured of more high level stakeholders’ meetings to demonstrate the oneness of the APC and determination to retain the state in the October polls.


The roll call of participants include two former deputy governors, Alli Olanusi, Lasisi Oluboyo, Akeredolu’s running mate, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, federal lawmaker, Ade Adeogun, aspirants in the July primaries and other party chieftains.

The state chairman of APC, Ade Adetimehin, has appealed to stakeholders to put behind them all internal differences that existed before and after the party primary.

According to him, all hand must be on deck to achieve the collective aspirations of winning the October governorship election.

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Adetimehin enjoined all stakeholders to always explore the use of the party’s internal mechanism of crisis resolution in all matters in order to have a strong, cohesive, vibrant homogeneous and indivisible party capable of winning elections at all times.

“We are one, APC is my party, your party and our party. Akeredolu is my Governor, your governor and our Governor”, the party chairman said.