Ondo 2020: The Moment Of Truth!

Our dear good people of Sunshine State, today is the long awaited, to exercise our franchise by choosing the best candidate to serve us and provide the good governance to better the lives of our children. We have a choice to #VoteRight #VoteWise for that candidate who will make education easy for our wards and children. Remember, we are a product of our knowledge, “people perish for lack of knowledge” the bible attest. We have a choice to vote that candidate who is young at heart and dynamic, good enough…

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Ondo 2020: PDP Rejects OAU Vice Chancellor As Returning Officer

Prof. Ogunbodede is an ally of the incumbent governor and hails From Owo as Gov. Akeredolu” Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State alleged. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Prof. Eyitope Ogungbenro Ogunbodede, as Chief Returning Officer for Ondo State governorship election scheduled for Saturday 10 October 2020. PDP alleged that Ondo Indigenes cannot get free and fair election with the present composition of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Chairman, PDP National Campaign Council, Governor Seyi Makinde, made…

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Ondo 2020: Gubernatorial Candidates Sign Peace Accord

Candidates for the Ondo State governorship election billed for Saturday 10 October 2020 on Tuesday have signed a peace agreement. The peace accord signing ceremony was held in Akure, Ondo State capital. The candidates who signed the peace accord were Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Agboola Ajayi who is contesting under the banner of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP). The peace accord signing was facilitated by the National Peace Committee. In his address, the chairman of the Independent National…

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CALL FOR PEACE IN ONDO STATE

Ondo State Diaspora Organisation Europe receives with dismay and sadness the numerous sad news coming from our lovely Ondo State as we approach the Governorship Election scheduled for Saturday 10 October 2020. Election is not war! But the only known and globally acceptable instrument of democratically making a choice of leadership or representative forthe people. Hence, we are taken aback to hear of lives and properties been lost just as a result of the upcoming election. Politicians and their active supporters should know that no one’s political ambition is worth…

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Church Goers Turn Back As Sporadic Gunshots Takeover Akure As APC, PDP Political Thugs Lock Horns

-Adewale Adetoyese Christians who were on there way to Churches had to turn back home as thugs took over some parts of Akure, the Ondo State capital on Sunday morning when hoodlums suspected to be from the camp the of All Progressive Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP attacked each other. TellAfrica gathered that sporadic shootings rented the air as motorists and passers-by scampered for safety during the fracas. With the busy Oba Adesida road deserted which also extended to Arakale axis of the city, those who were…

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Ondo 2020: Akeredolu, Jegede, others to debate as Ondo Diaspora Organisation Unveil Platform

-Adewale Adetoyese The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu who is equally the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and his counterpart from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Eyitayo Jegede are set to partake in a governorship debate organized by the Ondo State Diaspora Organisation in Europe. According to a statement signed by Gbemisola Bisi-Taiwo Esq. Chairman, Ondo State Diaspora Organisation Europe, on Wednesday, the motive of the debate is to equip the people of Ondo State with respect to having full knowledge of candidates seek who…

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Ondo 2020: Shame On Us!!!

How badly can it get for us? Must politics be a do or die for us as Nigerians? If politics is actually a call to serve, why do we have to kill the very people we intend to serve before we get to the desired position of service? A call to serve humanity should be gotten through a free and fair process; why must political aspirants send out thugs cum party loyalist to destroy banners and posters of other eligible aspirants? Does it also have to get bad, to the…

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Ondo 2020: Gov. Sanwo-Olu Believes It’s A Done Deal For Arakunrin Akeredolu

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Campaign Council for the Ondo State governorship election, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, has explained why he believes the ruling party will win on October 10. The Governor revealed this while speaking with journalists on Thursday at Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja according to a report by The Nation newspaper. The campaign chairman believes the incumbent governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, who is seeking re-election, has performed well to win again with a landslide victory. “The party’s confidence is buoyed by the…

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Ondo 2020: PDP’s Jegede Eyitayo Picks Gboluga Ikengboju As Running Mate

The Ondo State candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the October 10 governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede, has picked Gboluga Ikengboju, a member of the House of Representatives, as his running mate. Mr Jegede disclosed this on Monday evening on his Twitter handle. “In the task of rebuilding the confidence of our people in their government and in restoring hope for a better life under a PDP administration in Ondo State, and following extensive consultations with leaders of our party I am pleased, to announce that Hon. Gboluga Ikengboju…

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Ondo 2020: Zenith Labour Party Excos Defect To APC, Declares Support For Akeredolu

-Sayo Johnson Against the backdrop information that the incumbent Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Agboola Ajayi has defected to ZLP in order contest in the forthcoming gubernatorial election, having fell out with Gov. Akeredolu and losing PDP guber-primaries. Facts has emerged this morning that a good number of ZLP members and excos have decided to leave the party as they do not support Mr. Agboola. This was revealed in a statement released on the social media accounts of Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu. See full report below; ONDO 2020: ZLP STATE,…

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