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Embattled Ondo dep may resign this week

Speculatios are rife that Ondo Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, might be pressured to resign this week. Ajayi, who was candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), lost his bid to govern the state after he came a distant third in the October 10 governorship election. He resigned from the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) in June, joined the Peoples Democratic Party ...

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Second tenure of Akeredolu will be beneficial to women, APC chieftain assures

A top stalwart of  All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ifedore local government area of Ondo State, Mrs Adeyefa Oyinkansola-Williams, has assured womenfolk in the state of better deals and government patronage during the second tenure of Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu starting Feb. 24, 2021. Oyinkansola-Williams made this known on Friday in a congratulating message to Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu made available to ...

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Ondo election best in recent times- observers

A group of local observers for last Saturday governorship election in Ondo has described the election as peaceful, free, fair, and credible. The observers said the conduct of the election was satisfactory and best in recent times. Speaking at a briefing in Akure, the Ondo state capital, spokesman for the observers, Prince Stafford Bisong, said the voters must be commended ...

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APC expels Ondo Assembly member for allegedly betraying Akeredolu

The All Progressives Congress (APC)  has expelled Ondo lawmaker, Favour Semilore-Tomomewo for alleged  anti-party activities. The ruling platform said she worked against Governor Rotimi Akeredolu during the election. The lawmaker represents Ilaje Constituency 2 at the House of Assembly. Semilore-Tomomewo is the only woman in the state’s legislature. The expulsion letter was signed by Olamigoke Ajimuda and Taid Omosule, Ilaje ...

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Akeredolu, dep-gov elect get Certificate of Return

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Tuesday presented certificates of return to Ondo Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and Deputy Governor-elect, Lucky Ayedatiwa. Ondo Resident Electoral Commissioner, Ambassador Rufus Akeju, who presented the certificate of return to Akeredolu and Aiyedatiwa, urged the Governor to continue to provide basic services, basic amenities and infrastructure for the masses. Akeredolu pledged to provide more infrastructural ...

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Akeredolu’s victory shows people believe in APC, says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has reacted to the Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu’s reelection, saying that it is a testimony of people’s belief in the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the country. Sanwo-Olu said this while speaking with journalists at the presidential wing of Murtala Muhammed Airport, on arrival to Lagos from Ondo State, where he had ...

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Akeredolu: I am surprised Akure people didn’t vote for me

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says he was shocked that the number of votes he received in three of the 18 local government areas of the State. According to Akeredolu, who described the election results of Akure South, Akure North and Ifedore local governments where he lost as a shock, he had thought that he would win across the ...

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Ondo 2020: President Buhari reacts to Akeredolu’s victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Rotimi Akeredolu for his victory in the just concluded governorship election. The President also charged the Governor to prove to residents their trust in him had not been misplaced by performing better than he did in first term. The President, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, ...

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Ondo 2020: Akeredolu to be announced winner, leads in 12 LGAs out of 15 released

INEC will soon announce the final winner Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State. Results from 15 Local Governments have been released with the All Progressives Congress, Rotimi Akeredolu, has maintaining the lead The results were announced by the Local Government collation officers at the Independent National Electoral Commission’s collation centre in Akure early Sunday morning. Akeredolu won in 12 LGAs ...

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Ondo 2020: CSO says poll marred with vote buying

A Civil Society Organisation, Yiaga Africa has lamented that the Ondo State governorship election was characterized with vote buying. The group also complained of inadequate compliance with Covid-19 protocol. Dr Aisha Abdullahi, Co-chair, Yiaga Africa 2020 Ondo Election Observation Mission, stated this on Saturday at a press conference on situational report on the election. Abdulahi commended INEC for early arrival ...

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