We’ll support whoever emerges as flag bearer, Ondo PDP guber aspirants

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By Folorunso Ojo, Akure

All gubernatorial aspirants under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ondo state have pledged their support to whoever emerges as flag bearer of the party in the November 16 governorship election in the state.

The aspirants made the pledge after an interactive session with the State Working Committee (SWC) members and leaders of the party at the State Secretariat of the party at Alagbaka, Akure, the state capital.

A statement by Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, State Publicity Secretary of the party, listed aspirants who attended the interactive session to include HE Agboola Ajayi,former deputy governor Olusola Ebiseni, Adeolu Akinwunmi, John Mafo, Benson Akingboye, Sheba Abayomi and Arebuwa Bosun.

The statement said: “Aspirants jostling for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ticket for the November, 2024 governorship election have been invited to an interactive session with State Working Committee (SWC) members and leaders of the party.

“Rising from the meeting at the State Secretariat at Akure on Monday, 26th February, 2024, the Aspirants expressed confidence in the party’s capacity to win the governorship election in the face of hunger and anger in the land orchestrated by the All Progressives Party (APC).

“All the Aspirants were in high spirits and gave firm commitment to supporting whoever emerges as flag bearer of the party.

“The Acting State Chairman, Basorun Tola Alabere assured the Aspirants that, the party is desirous of a consensus arrangement for picking a standard bearer but if that fails, the party will organise a free, fair and transparent party primary.”