PHOTOS: Aiyedatiwa gets Certificate of Return, appeals to aspirants

* We’ll ensure a united party before guber poll – Ondo APC chair

By Nudoiba Ojen

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Dr Umar Abdullahi Ganduje, on Monday presented Certificate of Return to the Governor of Ondo State, Hon Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, as the party candidate for the November 16 governorship election in the State.

Presenting the certificate in the presence of APC National Working Committee members in Abuja, Ganduje expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the primary and congratulated the Governor for emerging victorious.

Ganduje said he had been fascinated with the trajectory of Aiyedatiwa from Deputy Governor to Acting Governor and to Governor, adding that he will also remain Governor from February 24, 2025.

The National Chairman stressed that continuity is crucial and with Aiyedatiwa continuing as Governor, Ondo State will witness unprecedented development.

Responding, Governor Aiyedatiwa thanked the national leadership of the party for presiding over a successful electoral process that brought about his emergence as the governorship candidate.

The governor saluted all the other aspirants who participated in the primary, appreciating them for being good sports and urged them to join hands with him in uniting the party towards a good outing in the coming election.

APC Deputy National Chairman, South, Hon. Emma Enekwu, said the NWC earlier in the day approved the report of the Primary Appeal Committee and subsequently adopted the outcome of the primary.

APC Chairman, Ondo State, Engr. Ade Adetimehin, said all efforts would be put in to ensure that the party remains united ahead of the governorship election, adding that Ondo will remain a progressive state.

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