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Ondo election: Eyitayo Jegede told to join APC

Eze Chukwemeka Eze, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has known as on the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion, PDP, within the simply concluded election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, to hitch the ruling celebration.

The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee, INEC, on Sunday declared the incumbent Governor and candidate of the APC, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu winner of the governorship election.

Eze, an erstwhile Nationwide Publicity Secretary of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Occasion (nPDP), instructed Jegede, who he described as his very shut pal proper from their days in Adamawa State “to not solely be a part of APC however work very intently with the Governor for a greater and larger Ondo State as the way forward for the State lays within the arms of patriotic and educated leaders like him.”

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In an announcement he signed and made out there to DAILY POST on Monday, Eze stated the election was comparatively peaceable, “depicting an considerable diploma of a worldwide customary and demonstrated that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is properly geared up to enhance on the democratic credentials of our nation.”

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“With this growth, APC has proved as soon as once more that with unity future victories of the celebration in subsequent elections are assured,” he stated.

He additionally applauded INEC officers and safety brokers for sticking to the ethics of equity within the discharge of their electoral duties.

In keeping with INEC’s returning officer, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, Akeredolu polled a complete of 292,830 votes as in opposition to Jegede’s 195,791 votes.

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