Connect with us

News

ONDO GUBER: Accord Party agrees to back PDP candidate

Published

on

Eyitayo Jegede emerges winner of Ondo PDP primary to set up rematch with Gov Akeredolu

The Accord Party said on Wednesday it had collapsed its structures in all the 18 local government areas and 203 Wards in Ondo State to support the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, ahead of the October 10 governorship election in the state.

The party made the declaration at a joint meeting of Accord Party and PDP leaders held in Akure on Wednesday.

A chieftain of the Accord Party, Dr. Ambode Abiodun, who led the party team, said the party would cooperate and fuse with the PDP at all levels.

READ ALSO: ONDO GUBER: I have nothing against PDP candidate, he’s my friend, but he will be defeated —Akeredolu

Abiodun pleaded with the PDP members to show love and extend hands of fellowship to those coming to join them.

He promised to deliver at least 100,000 votes for Jegede in the election.

In his response, the PDP Chairman in the state, Fatai Adams, assured the Accord Party leadership of a swift and comprehensive integration process that would give everybody a sense of belonging in the party.

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Investigations