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Ondo: PDP Resolves Controversy Over 17 New Delegates

Recall that Naija News had earlier reported that the sorting of the ballot papers has commenced at the venue of the PDP primary election in the State.

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The Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State has resolved the controversy over the seventeen new delegates at the venue of the governorship primary.

Recall that Naija News had earlier reported that the sorting of the ballot papers has commenced at the venue of the PDP primary election in the State.

The sorting started after the Chairman of the committee, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi met with the governorship aspirants and they all agreed that the 17 new delegates whose names appear in the original list be allowed to cast their votes.

There was protest earlier following the arrival of seventeen new delegates at the venue of the electoral process.

The party initially had 2,000 delegates to vote in the election, while some members of the governorship aspirants claimed that they had no knowledge about the 17 delegates.

After the meeting with the Enugu State Governor and other members of the committee, they all agreed that any of those 17 whose name is on the original delegates list would be allowed to vote.

This eight governorship aspirants, Agboola Ajayi, Eyitayo Jegede, Boluwaji Kunlere, Eddy Olafeso, Ben Okunomo, Bode Ayorinde, Godday Erewa and Sola Ebiseeni are contesting for the party’s ticket.

Whoever emerges as the PDP candidate is expected to be the main challenger to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who is the candidate of the ruling party, APC.



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