All the aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, have kicked against the indirect mode of primary for the party.
The aspirants numbering eleven have, however, sent a formal letter to the party’s Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee (CEONCPC) rejecting the indirect mode of primary for the July 20 gubernatorial primary
All the aspirant except Governor Rotimi Akeredolu who is seeking for re-election did not append his signature on the formal letter submitted to the office of the National Chairman of the party in Abuja.
In the letter dated 8th July 2020, titled: “Why indirect primary cannot be an option for Ondo State Governorship Primary Election,” which was submitted by one of the aspirants, Chief Olusola Oke, on behalf of others at the National Chairman’s office at about 3:15 pm expressed displeasure over the mode of primary to be adopted by the APC in the state.
Those who rejected the indirect mode are Joseph Olusola Iji; Odimayo Okunjimi; Olayide Owolabi Adelami; Issacs Kekemeke; Olusola Oke Alex; lfeoluwa Olusola 0yedele and Olajumoke Olubusola Anifowoshe.
Others are: Awodeyi Akinsehinwa Akinola Colinus, Olubukola Adetula, Dr.Abraham Olusegun Michael and Dr. Nathaniel Adojutelegan.
It was gathered that the aspirants were reacting to a Thursday statement by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that the indirect mode of the primary election has been approved for the party’s July 20 governorship primary.
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