Ondo 2020: Thousands dump SDP for APC in Akure north

Ondo 2020: Thousands dump SDP for APC in Akure north

Thousands of Social Democratic Party (SDP) members in Aiyede OGBESE, the commercial hub of Akure North Local government on Monday switched allegiance to the All Progressive Congress (APC). The leaders and members of the SDP in Aiyede Ogbese ward 5, dumped the party, endorsing the second term aspiration of the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu and his deputy, Mr lucky Aiyedatiwa. Leader of the SDP in the community Princess Oluyede and other top members of…

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How my convoy was attacked at Oba-Akoko by PDP boys —Akeredolu

How my convoy was attacked at Oba-Akoko by PDP boys —Akeredolu

PRESS STATEMENT ATTACK ON GOVERNOR AKEREDOLU’S CAMPAIGN CONVOY IN OBA-AKOKO IS DESPICABLE, SIGN OF DESPERATION BY THE PDP The Akeredolu/Aiyedatiwa Campaign Organisation condemns in strong terms the continued and unprovoked attacks on the All Progressives Congress (APC) by the opposition PDP in Ondo State. Just today, Wednesday, the 16th of September, hoodlums of the Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), attacked the campaign convoy of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), at…

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Akoko Attack: What Akeredolu told me on phone —Jegede

Akoko Attack: What Akeredolu told me on phone —Jegede

By: Oluwatosin Adesola ……alleges assassination attempt on his life The governorship candidate of the people’s Democratic party (PDP), in Ondo state, Mr Eyitayo Jegede has described the attack on his campaign train at Oba Akoko by suspected APC thugs as a clear attempt of assassination on his life and his supporters ahead of October 10 election. Addressing newsmen in Akure, Mr Jegede noted that firing bullets sporadically at his vehicles by the suspected political thugs…

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I won’t forget roles of late Owa-Ale in my political career —Akeredolu

I won’t forget roles of late Owa-Ale in my political career —Akeredolu

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Owa-Ale of Ikare Akoko, Oba Kolapo Adegbite Adedoyin, saying he will not forget in hurry the positive roles played by the late monarch to his political career. Late Oba Adegbite Adedoyin joined his ancestors on the first of this month at the age of eighty five years. Governor Akeredolu who noted that late Owaale had been very supportive…

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Tension in Akoko as Akeredolu, Jegede’s convoys clash

Tension in Akoko as Akeredolu, Jegede’s convoys clash

Report from Oba Akoko indicates that the town is now under political attack and tension following a clash between supporters of the APC and the PDP candidates amidst preparations for October 10 governorship election. It was alleged that Governor Oluwarotimi ordered shooting of his opponent Eyitayo Jegede’s convey at a spot in Oba Akoko, but this has been denied by the governor’s camp. The two candidates are in Akoko axis today for rallies. Another eyewitness…

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Planned protest of AAUA Students unsettles Akeredolu’s Govt

Planned protest of AAUA Students unsettles Akeredolu’s Govt

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The plot by law students of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA) to stage protest against the refusal of the administration of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to reduce their tuition like other students at the institution is now unsettling the state government. The law students had slated a press conference and protest in Akure for today to demand reduction in their tuition, but the state government insisted that they are hired elements by…

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Mock election: How Aketi bought result with N10m —Bamiduro Dada

Mock election: How Aketi bought result with N10m —Bamiduro Dada

COALITION 2020 AND IT’S SHAMEFUL ADOPTION. Coalition 2020 was established about a year ago to provide a viable opposition to the misrule of APC government in Ondo state. At the conclusion of the primaries of all the parties, the leadership of the coalition decided to adopt a party to work with. Ordinarily, we were to make a choice between PDP and ZLP. Suddenly, Mr Akin Akinbobola , the chairman of the coalition , started to…

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2020 polls: Why Akeredolu will get our votes —Ondo TUC

2020 polls: Why Akeredolu will get our votes —Ondo TUC

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Ahead of October 10 governorship election, the leadership of the Trade Union Congress, TUC, in Ondo State has pledged their total support for the reelection bid of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, premising their decision on the developmental projects achieved within the period of three and half years in office, and for prioritising Workers’ welfare through regular payment of salaries. They pledged their support at a meeting with the Wife of the governor,…

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