SAN FRANCISCO, September 12, (THEWILL) – Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde led other high-powered party representatives of the Peoples Democratic Party to flag off the party’s campaign for the Ondo State governorship election.
PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus presented the party’s flag to Eyitayo Jegede for the governorship election scheduled for October 10
Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal; Senator representing Ekiti South, Abiodun Olujimi; the PDP State Chairman, Fatai Adams; representative of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Segun Sowunmi joined other party supporters in the MKO Abiola Democracy Park in Akure, where the rally was held.
“They (APC) said you should vote for them because they want the Presidency to come to Yoruba land. This election is not about the presidency to Yoruba land. This election is about delivering Eyitayo Jegede and putting Ondo state as part of the states that will lead the charge to restructure Nigeria”, ” Makinde said during his speech
Makinde also drew a comparison between his election in Oyo and the coming Ondo election. “We have people, and we have God, In Ondo State, you have God and you have people. It happened in Oyo state, it will happen here”, he said.
In his remarks, Tambuwal said the APC, the current ruling party in Ondo, was in disarray up to the national. “APC is not a choice for Ondo state,” he said.
Jegede will battle with incumbent Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the APC and others in the October 10 election.