Naija News reports that social media have been awash with speculation that Akeredolu was disqualified from the July 20 governorship primary election.
Reacting in a statement on Sunday by his spokesperson, Ojo Oyewamide, Akeredolu accused political enemies of trying to distract his supporters.
He said the aim of his political enemies was to deceive the public and divert attention from the self-imposed pains on the part of those behind the story.
Akeredolu appealed to all his supporters to ignore the rumour and “dedicate this period to God for His continuous grace, favour and protection”.
The governors’spokesperson said they will “stop at nothing to sustain their trade of deceit. Ignore them, remain firm, be dedicated and prayerful”.
Recall that eleven aspirants have been cleared to contest the APC governorship primary election in Ondo State.
One aspirant was however disqualified by the screening committee