Ondo election: Why I did not decide Akeredolu’s deputy as operating mate – Jegede

The Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) candidate within the Ondo governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede, has revealed why he didn’t decide the Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, as his operating mate.

Agboola had defected to the PDP from the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a bid to safe a governorship ticket, however misplaced out to Jegede within the primaries.

The Deputy governor finally left PDP for Zenith Labour Celebration (ZLP), the place he emerged because the flagbearer.

Many observers had anticipated Jegede and Ajayi to group up towards the APC candidate and incumbent Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

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However Jegede introduced Gboluga Ikengboju as his operating mate.

Talking on Channels Tv’s Dawn Day by day, Jegede mentioned, “Ajayi selected to not be my deputy. His ambition is to be a governor below a political occasion. He left the APC, got here to PDP, defeated in our main, and went to ZLP.

“I took opinions from just about all people. Individuals selected who turned my operating mate. When a alternative is made we should respect it. One mustn’t permit his ambition to override the selection of the individuals.

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“All of the insurance policies that we’re preventing, the pains we wish to finish are the product of Akeredolu and his deputy. He was in our occasion (as a member) for simply six weeks. He’s a really highly effective individual and humble, you can’t put off that.”

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