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Interior Minister congratulates Aiyedatiwa as APC flag bearer in Ondo

The Minister of Interior, (Dr) Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has congratulated Ondo State, Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, over his emergence as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming November governorship election in the state.

The Governor polled the highest number of votes in the primary election held on Saturday and was declared winner by Governor Usman Ododo-led electoral committee.

In what he described as a “family affair,” the Minister noted that the election reaffirms the commitment of the party to the tenets of democracy.

He said, “I congratulate His Excellency, Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa for clinching the ticket of the party after a keenly contested primary election.

“APC has demonstrated that our democracy is grown and can thrive even to deliver its dividends to the people.

“I appreciate the other contestants for demonstrating the spirit of sportsmanship before and during the process. In a contest like this, where all candidates belong to a progressive family, the party emerges as the winner, as victory is a privilege bestowed upon the ticket holder.

“I am confident Governor Aiyedatiwa will win the election come November 2024, and ultimately, the people of Ondo State will be the winner.” he added.

Alao Babatunde
Special Adviser to the Minister of Interior on Media and Publicity
22-04-2024

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