Ondo’s current deputy governor has declared that he would floor his opponents at the coming gubernatorial poll.
News Rain reports that hon. Alfred Agboola Ajayi the current Deputy Governor of Ondo State and the governorship candidate of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) at the forthcoming gubernatorial in Ondo State, has declared that he would floor Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, and Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate.
Recall that Ondo State gubernatorial elections that were scheduled for October 10, has witnessed various issues such as the current deputy governor, becoming a guber candidate in another party to contest against his boss in the office.
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Describing the ruling APC-led government as a failure, Ajayi said Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu failed the people of the state with his lackluster performance.
He described PDP as a party that lacked the structure with which it could win elections in the state.
Speaking after he received defectors from PDP in Okitipupa Local Government Area of the state, Mr. Banji Okunomo, former chairman of the local government, Mr. Solomon Bitire, hundreds of others, and the deputy governor alleged PDP of breaching the zoning arrangement in the state and would be punished by voters for such breach.
He explained that Governor Akeredolu’s performance in office in the last three and a half years fell short of people’s expectations.
APC members led by Mr. Olukayode Abiodun, the party’s secretary in Akure South, were also received by the Deputy Governor.
The deputy governor said the people would speak against Akeredolu with their votes in the October 10 election for failing to meet their yearnings and aspirations.
Appreciating Okunomo for displaying a high level of patriotism unlike others who he said equate their personal interests with that of the entire zone, Mr. Agboola Ajayi said: “PDP and APC are dead in Ondo South. We can postpone a burial ceremony, but you cannot wake up the dead political parties.”
In his remark, Okunomo disclosed that he dumped PDP for ZLP ahead of the Ondo State governorship election on October 10, 2020, in order to rescue the people from the misrule of Akeredolu’s family.