Ondo 2020: Buhari Presents APC Flag To Akeredolu, Predicts Easy Win For APC

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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, presented the All Progressives Congress (APC) party flag to Ondo State Governor and candidate in the forthcoming gubernatorial election, Rotimi Akeredolu at the State House, Abuja.

Present at the flag presentation are Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Party & Governor of Yobe State Mai Mala Buni, Lagos State Governor, Bbajide Sanwo-Olu and others.

Akeredolu, who is seeking re-election on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the election scheduled to hold on October 10, 2020, has Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party, and his deputy, Agboola Ajayi of the Zenith Labour Party as his main challengers in the election.

Buhari, while handing over the flag, predicted an easy victory for Akeredolu and assured him of the party’s full support.

A statement released after the event by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said Buhari has predicted an easier victory that the previous election that brought Akeredolu to office in 2016.

Shehu, in the statement on Friday titled, ‘APC governorship candidate will win in Ondo State fairly, says President Buhari’, stated that the President said a peaceful and fair election that reflects the will of the people should be upper most..

The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja urged governing party, All Progressives Congress, to work diligently and ensure fairness in electoral processes, while returning governorship candidate of the party, Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, for second term in office.

“The President, who presented the party’s flag to the candidate at the Presidential Villa, said the reconciliation process in the state branch of the party had provided a solid ground for an easier clear victory for the candidate than he achieved in his first term.

“While assuring Akeredolu of the party’s full support, the President said a peaceful and fair election that reflects the will of the people should be upper most, urging adherence to the regulations of the Independent National Electoral Commission and protocols of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

“President Buhari noted that the party’s mechanism for resolving differences was most effective, and would be sustained to strengthen relationships and project the objectives of the party as people-focused and development-oriented.

“The APC candidate was presented to the President by the party’s Caretaker Committee Chairman, Mai Mala Buni, who is also the Governor of Yobe State.”

Ondo 2020: Buhari Presents APC Flag To Akeredolu, Predicts Easy Win For APC - Vantage News Nigeria
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Ondo 2020: Buhari Presents APC Flag To Akeredolu, Predicts Easy Win For APC - Vantage News Nigeria

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