Governor Akeredolu Aketi meets APC candidates, stakeholders amid health status scare
In advance of the upcoming general election in the State, Rotimi Akeredolu, the governor of Ondo State, met with APC candidates and other party members.
Even though Governor Akeredolu’s spokesperson, Richard Olatunde, assured that his principal was recovering quickly, the meeting is taking place amid health concerns regarding him.
According to a statement made by the governor’s chief press secretary, Mr. Richard Olatunde, on January 17, 2023, the governor met with the candidates at the Government House in Alagbaka, Akure, the state capital.
Akeredolu is reported to have urged party officials and members to put in a lot of effort ahead of the upcoming elections while announcing dates for the party’s senatorial campaign rallies in the state at the meeting.
The governor said that the Ondo South senatorial campaign rally would take place on January 23 in Okitipupa and the Ondo Central senatorial campaign rally would take place on January 30, 2023 in Ondo town.
The Ondo North senatorial campaign rally will take place on February 6, 2023, at the State’s Owo, Owo local government area, according to the governor, who also serves as the party’s leader in the State.
He voiced confidence in the party’s ability to win the elections. The APC is the party in the state to beat, he declared.
Prior to that, the party’s State chairman, Engr. Ade Adetimehin, thanked the governor for the recently held and successful presidential campaign rally in the State.
“From reports, the rally is adjudged the best. We must keep the tempo going. We have laid our hands on the plough and there is no looking back.
“The presidential election is going to be ours, the Senate and House of Representatives are also going to be ours. We will win all the House of Assembly seats.
“We must work hard for this election.
Across the organs of the party, people love us because our people love the government. We can’t be pushed aside. We have a dependable and formidable leader.
“Our candidates are the best. We are going to give the best in term of the result. By the time the result is out, we will beat Lagos State. In beating Lagos State, we are talking about the percentage. We will count the total number of voters and the percentage won.
“During the last presidential election, people thought we lost the election, we didn’t lose. Because this state is progressive. There was crisis then, but today the party is united under Governor Akeredolu,” Adetimehin stated.