Ondo 2024: PDP to hold primary election Thursday

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has made all the necessary preparations for its primary election.

This election will determine the party’s candidate for the upcoming governorship election in the state, scheduled for November 16, 2024.

Ondo 2024: PDP to hold primary election Thursday

The primary election, which is slated for tomorrow, Thursday, April 25, 2024, will be held at the International Culture and Events Centre (The Dome), Akure.

The publicity secretary of the party, Kennedy Peretei, who disclosed this, said that the election will be conducted by a 7-man primary election committee headed by Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, His Excellency, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.

Peretei said the seven aspirants for the primary election of the party have been cleared by the Senator Sam Egwu Screening Committee to participate in the primary election.

He said a total of 627 delegates from the 18 local government areas of the state are expected to elect the standard bearer of the party for the November 16, 2024, governorship election.

According to him, the primary will commence at about 10 am, urging delegates to gather at the Dome for their accreditation process

He, however, warned that all those who are not delegates or have no business at the venue are advised to keep a reasonable distance from the arena.

The seven aspirants contesting for the party’s ticket include Agboola Ajayi, Adeolu Akinwumi, Sola Ebiseni, Bamidele Akingboye, Bosun Arebuwa, John Ola Mafo, and Kolade Akinjo.