Ondo APC primary: Ododo hails stakeholders, party members for massive turnout

By Nudoiba Ojen

Kogi State Governor and Chairman of the Ondo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Primary Election Committee has commended stakeholders and members of the party in Ondo State for their orderly conduct and massive turnout during the direct primary election in the state.

Ododo gave the commendation while receiving reports from members of the election committee, security agencies and other stakeholders who monitored the conduct of the election in different parts of the 18 local government areas in the state.

According to a statement by the Special Adviser on Media to the Kogi State Governor, Ismaila Isiah, Governor Ododo said, “I have received reports from our committee members and security agencies as well as NGOs monitoring the election including video footages and I can say that the process has been transparent and we are going to produce a candidate that will unify the APC ahead of the November, 2024 governorship election in the state.”

Responding to questions over delay in arrival of materials in some wards and local government areas, Ododo said he was certain that the delay had no adverse effect on the conduct of the primary election.

He expressed confidence that concerns noticed in the revalidated membership list would not have any major impact on the outcome of the primary election, stressing that the committee is well guided by the APC guidelines for the nomination of candidates for general elections and relevant provisions of the Electoral Act, 2022.

Governor Ododo called on the aspirants and their supporters to see the primary election as a contest among brothers and sisters in one family seeking to make the family better as candidate of the party in the November, 2024 Governorship election in Ondo State.

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