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Ondo 2020: Ignore Reports of My Disqualification – Akeredolu

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Governor Rotimi Akerdolu of Ondo State had dismissed reports that he was disqualified from participating in the gubernatorial primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.