Ondo elections: Gov Akeredolu replies Oke on offer to step down


The Governor of Ondo Direct, Rotimi Akeredolu, has rubbished claims by Chief Olusola Oke, one in every of the governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) within the allege, that he approached him to step down sooner than the elections.

Oke made the remarks after submitting his nomination and declaration of interest kinds in Abuja.

In step with the controversial Cohesion Forum candidate, he has been “reaching out” to Akeredolu, to take a look at out and convince him to step down.

Nonetheless, Akeredolu’s Senior Particular Assistant on Particular Responsibilities and Approach, Doyin Odebowale, on Saturday said Oke made such assertion to plan sympathy.

Odebowale said: “It is some distance humorous to peer a one who rejoined the APC after suffering primarily the most crushing defeat within the rest gubernatorial election within the allege, boast of his political stature necessitating exigent intervention.

“It is some distance miserable certainly that the man who alleged that he lost the gubernatorial primaries in 2016 as a result of phantom 300 votes allegedly given to an opponent and the eventual winner might well no longer use his reputation to grab on any other political platform, the moribund Alliance for Democracy, (AD), resuscitated to promote treachery.”

Odebowale added that unlike Akeredolu who received the 2016 election, Oke most piquant “flaunts some specious credentials of provider received in two native govt areas in 2012 and 2016.”

He then made it certain Akeredolu might be searching out out the make stronger of the folk of Ondo Direct to assist again.

Governor Akeredolu is at this time making improvements to from COVID-19 and has insisted he is no longer going to hand over to his deputy, Agboola Ajayi.


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