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By: Ade Adeleke
Various professionals, members of the state House of Assembly and political groups in Ondo state have raised N35Million to support the second term project of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The ondo state governorship election will hold on October 10, 2020 while the APC primary will take place on July 20.
The political groups which included; Ibi Giga Ambassadors, Aketi Mandate Group, Women in politics group as well as 19 out of 26 members of the State lawmakers which are being coordinated by the office of the Governor’s Special Adviser on political affairs and strategies, Rt Hon Victor Olabimtan.
This was made known in Akure, the state capital at a brief ceremony to present the cheque of N22.5million to the governor to purchase the APC Expression Of Interest and Nomination form.
According to Olabimtan, the governor needs to be encouraged to continue his good jobs and developmental projects he started three and half years ago.
Also speaking on behalf of the groups, the Convener of Ibi Giga Ambassadors, Chief Alex Ajipe and the leader of Aketi Mandate Group, Hon Saka Ogunleye, expressed happiness that opposition had not accused Akeredolu of nonperformance, but enemies only found joy in blackmailing which usually happened during electioneering period.
Ajipe said some of the projects of Akeredolu’s administration including Ondo-Linyi Industrial Hub, Ore as well as Ore Flyover, would not be forgotten by many generations yet unborn.
Further details shortly……..