Ekiti PDP Primary: Fayose's deputy, senator, others battle for delegates' votes today

11 May, 2018, 01:21 | Author: Darrell Lopez
  • Governor Ayo Fayose with his deputy Prof. Kolapo Olusola

The party also commended Delta Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa-led Primary Election Committee for ensuring a transparent exercise and a level-playing ground for all aspirants in Ekiti.

Speaking during the inauguration of the party's steering committee yesterday in Ado-Ekiti, Adeniran stated that Nigerians should be disturbed by the situation in the country, adding: "We can not afford an extra day or month or year of Buhari's government after May 29, 2019". They include incumbent deputy governor, Prof.

NAIJ.com earlier reported that 27 out of the about 33 governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state have reportedly vowed to resist the plan by the National Secretariat to continue last Saturday's primary election from where it stopped.

"I want to assure our national leaders that Ekiti is for PDP".

The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, in a telephone interview with our correspondent, in Abuja, on Wednesday, said the party no longer had the luxury of time.

Senator Olujimi, the deputy Senate Minority Whip, had before the commencement of the voting yesterday stepped down for Adeyeye who scored 771 votes. "I'm very much satisfied with the process and by the grace of God whoever wins, we are going to support whoever emerges".

One of the contenders for the gubernatorial ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, Sen.

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP), on Wenesday, May 9, pleaded with member organisations to emulate the successful conduct showcased by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during its primary election in Ekiti state recently. In our party, we don't have any cause to cancel any election.

Delegates from each local government area wore uniform Ankara clothing and were seated accordingly in the area allotted for them in the hall.

"I must thank the Governor for standing on the side of the truth and for giving us leadership in Ekiti State".

He advised PDP members in Ekiti to remain vigilant and give no chance to external forces, who might be used to attempt to disrupt the peace of the state.


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