As members of the Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) filed out to elect new executives for the party, the state deputy governor, Hon. Agboola Ajayi was conspicuously absent at the venue of the election.
However, supporters of Ajayi were said to be out of the state in preparation for his official declaration for ZLP.
Meanwhile, no fewer than 2150 delegates across the 203 wards in the state are expected to vote for their preferred candidates.
The governorship candidate of the party, Eyitayo Jegede was also at the venue of the election while most of the party’s aspirants in the last gubernatorial primary of the party were absent, except Mr Godday Erewa.
The outgoing chairman of the party, Clement Faboyede said that the election would be a transparent, fair and free election, saying the process would produce a formidable team ahead of the October 10 governorship election
Faboyede said aspirants in the last gubernatorial primary of the party had all agreed to team up with the new executives that will emerge after today’s election to move the party forward.
National officers of the party from Abuja and security officials were on ground to ensure the smooth conduct of the state congress.
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