Ondo 2020: 11 APC governorship aspirants reject indirect primary


The plan to have an indirect mode of primary election in Ondo state by the APC has been rejected by 11 aspirants

The governorship aspirants stated this in reaction to a statement by INEC that indirect primary has been approved for the APC primary.

Chief Olusola Oke, one of the aspirants submitted the letter on behalf of others to the national chairman

Ahead of the governorship election in Ondo state, 11 governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have rejected the indirect mode of primary election.

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had on Thursday, July 9, stated that indirect mode of primary election has been approved for the party’s governorship primary slated for Monday, July 20.

However, the gubernatorial aspirants in reaction to INEC’s statement sent a letter on Friday, July 10, to the party’s caretaker committee rejecting the indirect mode of primary election.

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According to The Nation, the incumbent governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu, was the only candidate not to sign the letter submitted in Abuja.

The letter which contained reasons why the candidates felt the indirect primary was not an option was submitted by Chief Olusola Oke, one of the aspirants on behalf of others at the national chairman’s office.

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