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Ondo 2020: End of APC has come – Jegede

Eyitayo Jegede

The winner of the PDP governorship primaries in Ondo state and the flag bearer of the party in the October 2020 election, Eyitayo Jegede has said his victory is a notice that the end of ruling APC has come In the state.


Jegede, who stated this shortly after his victory during the shadow election, said with the support of the party, as well as that of the co-aspirants, the eviction of APC from the state come October 20, 2020 will be achievable.

He said “by the support of the people of the state, party members and the assistant of co-aspirants, we will take over the government of Ondo state, come October 2020.

“I dedicate this victory to the people of Ondo State and my co-aspirants who have shown great spirit of sportsmanship.”

Jegede had on Wednesday defeated the embattled Deputy Governor of the state, Agboola Ajayi in keenly contested primaries.

Jegede, a former Attorney General of the state, was the PDP candidate in 2016. He lost the 2016 governorship election to the incumbent governor of the state, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

With his emergence as the PDP standard bearer, Jegede will again be contesting against Akeredolu who is seeking re-election in the October 20, 2020 polls.

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