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Governor Aiyedatiwa Declared winner of Ondo APC Governorship Primaries

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Ondo State Governor, Mr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa has been declared the winner of the APC Ward Primary and the candidate of the party in the coming governorship election in the State.

Mr. Aiyedatiwa amassed a total of 48,569 votes in the primaries while fellow contender, Mr. Mayowa Akinfolarin, polled 15,343 votes, with Olusola Oke coming in third position with 14,865 votes.

He was declared the winner by the Chairman of the Governorship Primary Election Committee and Governor of Kogi State, Governor Ahmed Ododo, in the early hours today.

”I can confirm that the direct mode of primary election adopted in the 2024 Ondo state governorship primary elections held in all 203 electoral wards in all the 18 LGAs in Ondo state,” Ododo said while announcing the governor as the winner of the election.

The Ondo State governor coasted to victory in 16 of the 18 local government areas.

In his acceptance speech, Aiyedatiwa thanked party members for voting him in as the APC flagbearer.

“To all our party members, I hereby accept, wholeheartedly, the responsibility conferred on me as the candidate of our party by the votes of our members who turned out in large numbers on the 20th of April 2024,” he said.

“Democracy sometimes, after a contest like this, comes with discordant tunes. But this is not the time to hold grudges against anyone but for all of us to come together to work for the success of our great party so as to remain in power,” the governor said.

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