Ondo 2024: Ayeni emerges NNPP governorship candidate

Oluwatosin Ayeni

Oluwatosin Ayeni

By Alaba Olusola Oke

Members of the New Nigeria People’s Party( NNPP) in Ondo have elected Oluwatosin Ayeni as their candidate for the November 16, 2024 governorship election in the State.

Ayeni polled 100 votes, to defeat his rival, Prof. Ibrahim Ajaguuna, who scored 12 votes, Alhaji Yusuf Galambi, the Chairman of the 2024 NNPP Governorship Primary Election Committee in Ondo State declared at the end of the primary election on Friday.

Galambi explained that the primary election was free, fair, and credible, as witnessed by representatives of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and the party’s aspirants, as well as all delegates.

He added that a total of 113 delegates were accredited for the exercise.

“I, Yusuf Galambi, declare Oluwatosin Israel Ayeni as winner of the primary election, having scored the higher number of votes cast. The election was peaceful.

“Nobody is a winner and nobody is a loser. We all know that NNPC is a promising party that maintains its integrity.

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“I want all members to be together, and get prepared for the main election in November,” he said.

Reacting, Ayeni commended the efforts put in place by the committee in conducting a free and peaceful election.

He said the victory recorded was dedicated to all members of the party.

The party’s candidate enjoined the party members to be steadfast in ensuring the party’s victory in November.

He promised to carry his co-contestant and others along, in the preparation for the gubernatorial election.

According to him, NNPP is the only alternative to good governance in the state. (NAN) (www.nannews.ng)

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