Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Monday urged the people of Southern Senatorial District of the state to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates in the forthcoming general elections.
Governor Akeredolu said the party parades the best candidates from the Presidential hopeful, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima, the senatorial candidate, Dr. Jimoh Ibrahim and the three House of Representatives candidates as well as the nine House of Assembly candidates in the senatorial district.
The campaign rally held at Methodist Primary School, Okitipupa was attended by a huge crowd of party supporters and members.
The governor was received into the venue by party members amidst pomp and pageantry.
Arakunrin Akeredolu said only candidates of the APC can deliver good governance to the people of the state and the country at large.
He assured that Tinubu will fulfill his electoral promises, adding that he has track records and experience to lead the country.
The governor also called on the people of senatorial district to elect Jimoh Ibrahim as the Senator representing the district.
According to him, the senatorial candidate is well equipped and prepared to provide quality representation for the people of the district.
Governor Akeredolu equally canvassed votes for the House of Representatives candidates of the party in the three federal constituencies.
The three House of Representatives candidates are, Prince Jimi Odimayo, Okitipupa/Irele Federal Constituency; Donald Ojogo, Ilaje/Ese-Odo Federal Constituency; and Hon. Festus Adefiranye, Ile-Oluji/Oke-Igbo/Odigbo Federal Constituency.
Akeredolu presented the Flag of the party to all the candidates at the rally.
The Deputy Governor, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa said the administration of Governor Akeredolu has done well in the state, stressing that the people should vote enmass for APC in the forthcoming elections.
One of the leaders of the party in the South, Chief Olusola Oke vowed that the people will resist traitors and vote against them in the elections.
He assured Governor Akeredolu that the party will return massive votes for the APC and its candidates.
Chairman of the party in the state, Mr. Ade Adetimehin said the people of the district has demonstrated love by coming out in their large number to attend the rally.
He called on them to translate the love into votes on election day, noting that all candidates of the party should be voted for across board.
Adetimehin also received over 2000 members of the People Democratic Party (PDP) into the APC. They were led by Akinyomoro Aye and Eniyanwumi Sunday.
The defectors pledged to work for the victory of the APC in the coming elections.