Ondo APC Primary: 171,922 members cleared to vote – Committee


The committee to spearhead the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship primary in Ondo State, on Friday, said a total of 171,922 accredited members would vote on Saturday.

Saga Gist reports that the primary is scheduled to hold in 203 wards in 18 local government areas with 16 aspirants including the incumbent governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, contesting.

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

According to him, none of the aspirants had before the eve of the exercise withdrawn or stepped down for another candidate.

The Secretary said the committee was ready to conduct the primary using the direct mode in all 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.

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

The committee is headed by Governor Usman Adodo of Kogi.

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