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Ondo Guber Race: PDP constitutes Local Government Congress Electoral Committee for Primaries

Ahead of Ondo State governorship election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has constituted Local Government Congress Electoral Committee for Primaries. PDP National Organising Secretary, retired Col. Austin Akobundu, said in a statement in Abuja, that the committee would be chaired by former Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu. Akobundu added that the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ...

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Primary: Top APC candidate in Ondo says he won’t treat delegates as “use and dump” if elected

A top All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Ondo State, Issacs Kekemeke, on Monday assured delegates ahead of the party’s July 20 primary that they won’t be “used and dumped” if elected. The APC governorship aspirant gave the assurance in letters personally addressed to each of the party’s 3000 delegates in anticipation of possible adoption of indirect primary by ...

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Ondo Politics: Embattled Deputy Governor demands removal of Deputy Speaker

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi has called for immediate removal of the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, David Oloyelogu. It will be recalled that the impeachment process met a brickwall as the state Chief Judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Akeredolu had rrejected a letter from the Assembly to set up a seven-man committee to investigate the allegations ...

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APC Screening: I was not disqualified from governorship race- Akeredolu

Ondo Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has asked his supporters to ignored reports that he has been disqualified during screening. This follows rumours of his disqualification from participating in the July 20 governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The screening, which took place from July 8 to July 10 in Abuja, was for the 12 APC governorship aspirants in ...

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Why I refused to set up investigative panel for impeachment of Ondo dep gov- CJ

Chief Judge of Ondo State, Justice Olarenwaju Akeredolu, has explained why she refused to constitute an investigative panel for the impeachment process against Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi. According to her,  panel won’t be set uu until all constitutional processes are followed. Speaker Bamidele Oleyelogun had written to the Chief Judge explaining that impeachment notice has been served on Hon Ajayi. ...

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Impeachment: Nine politicians lobbying to replace Ondo dep gov

Nine chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are reportedly making frantic move to replace Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi. Ajayi is facing impeachment charges before the House of Assembly at present. The gladiators, who are core members of “Team Aketi”, the political structure of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, are from the Ondo Senatorial District. Those eyeing the number two position are: ...

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Ondo Guber: APC to use indirect primary system

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has finally decided to make use of indirect primary system for the Ondo Governorship Primary that will hold on July 20. Screening of the 12 aspirants also began at an undisclosed hotel in Utako suburb area of the Federal Capital, Abuja on Wednesday with six of the aspirants screened so far. A source said the ...

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JUST IN: Ondo Deputy Speaker, lawmaker suspended

New reaching us now says the Deputy Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Iroju Ogundeji has been suspended. Ogundeji was suspended alongside another member of the House, Hon. Adewale Williams. The two lawmakers were suspended by the leadership of the House on Wednesday during plenary for unruly behaviour. The affected lawmakers were among the nine lawmakers who did ...

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Just in: Dep gov drags Ondo Assembly to court over alleged plan to impeach him illegally

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Mr Agboola Ajayi, has dragged the state Assembly to the Federal High Court, Abuja to stop the alleged impeachment move against him. There have been insinuations that the members of the Assembly were allegedly planning to impeach the deputy governor, following his resignation as an All Progressives Congress members and the defection to the ...

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“Pack your belongings out of govt house, God has rejected you,” cleric tells Akeredolu

Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa has again urged governor Rotimi Akeredolu not to waste his time in packing his belongings out of Ondo State government house. He asked him to quit from October 20 governorship race and retire to his home in Ibadan. Giwa, while reacting to political developments in the state ...

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