Ondo PDP Governorship aspirants agree on Zoning


By Okechukwu Jombo

Peoples Democratic Party PDP Aspirants to Oyo state Governorship election has agreed on the zoning formula

One of the, aspirants Otunba Bamidele Akingboye who made this known in Abuja while highlighting the resolution of previous leadership conflicts within the state’s party structure.

Akingboye, a long-standing contender for the PDP’s nomination, expressed confidence in the zoning decision, emphasizing its significance for the party’s success in the upcoming elections. He criticized the performance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, arguing that their governance has fallen short of expectations.

Olusola Ebiseni, another gubernatorial aspirant, noted the series of discussions that led to a mutual understanding among party members regarding the zoning policy.

The consensus reflects a broader state agreement, aligning with the electoral aspirations of the Ondo populace. This strategic move aims to consolidate PDP’s chances by presenting a united front from the Southern Senatorial District, an area historically supportive of the party.

The PDP’s national spokesman, Hon. Debo Ologunagba, reiterated the party’s dedication to democratic values, fairness, and transparency throughout the candidate selection process.

The NWC’s assurance of a free and transparent primary election process underscores the party’s commitment to these principles.

With ongoing discussions about a consensus candidate, the party’s focus remains on unity and adherence to its constitution, aiming to rectify past mistakes and strengthen its electoral bid in Ondo State.

The PDP’s decision to zone the governorship ticket to the Southern Senatorial District marks a significant step towards achieving electoral success in Ondo State. By prioritizing unity, fairness, and strategic alignment with the electorate’s preferences, the party demonstrates its readiness to challenge the incumbent APC administration. As the primary election approaches, the PDP’s cohesive approach and commitment to democratic principles could herald a new chapter in Ondo State’s political landscape