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APC primary: Odimayo boasts of victory, reels out plans

The All Progressives Congress, APC gubernatorial aspirant, Omooba ‘Jimi Odimayo has reeled out his plans for the people of Ondo State if picked as the candidate of the party.

Odimayo who made his plans known at a press briefing at the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Press Centre, in Akure, said he will transform the state if he becomes the next governor of the state.

The aspirant who is representing Irele/Okitipupa Federal constituency at the House of Representatives said he is qualified because of his antecedents in the political atmosphere and his exposure to politics in the State.

He said if he becomes the governor, he will ensure that 80 percent of agriculture in the state are mechanized.

He also promised to make sugar and high blood pressure drugs free at all healthcare centres across the state.

Odimayo who appealed to the party not to fall into the hands of the opposition parties, said the APC has made its landmark in the state and can win any election.

While speaking on some aspirants paying for party members dues, he said that is the beauty of democracy.

He said aspirants pay for those that have their interest, noting that even if they pay for them, party members will vote for someone they know during election.

He lauded President Bola Ahmed Tinubu impact by giving every aspirant a level playing ground to contest in the party primary.

He restated that the President did not anoint any preferred candidate for the party in the state.

The APC gubernatorial aspirant declared that the state is blessed with abundant resources, hence the need to explore and take the state to greater heights.

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He posited that if he becomes the governor, he will continue from where his predecessor stopped in terms of health, infrastructure and so on.

He said since the entire state have resolved to zone the governorship seat to the South, he said he’s certain he will clinch the party’s ticket to become the next governor of the state.

He boasted that the APC can win election in ondo State because the State is predominantly APC State and don’t want it to slip into the hands of opposition parties.

Welcoming the APC gubernatorial aspirant, the NUJ state Chairman, Prince ‘Leke Adegbite urged him to contribute to the development of the union.

The Press briefing was well attended by party stalwarts from various local governments across the state.

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