By Adekola Afolabi
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ondo State chapter has said it is seriously preparing ahead of the 2019 general elections in the country.
To this end, the party has held stakeholders’ meeting and charged the party leaders including aspirants to always work and mobilise support at all levels for the success of the party.
Engr. Clement Faboyede, the state chairman of the party who presided over the meeting disclosed that the PDP is not leaving any stone unturned to regain power which it lost in 2015.
He assured all aspirants of transparent and fair primaries, saying that the PDP will give every aspirant a level playing ground, just as he solicited for the support and cooperation of all aspirants and leaders to ensure successful outings.
At the meeting, more candidates vying for various elective positions also picked their nomination forms. One of them is Hon. Oladeji Ololajulo, former Chairman, Ilaje Local Government Area who is now vying for Ilaje State Constituency 2 in the Ondo State House of Assembly disclosed that he joined the Assembly race to put smiles on the faces of his constituents.
Ololajulo said his interest was borne out of the desire to give his people better representation and real dividends of democracy which they are clamouring for.
The House of Assembly aspirant noted that his past record of achievements in the council area will remain indelible in the mind of the people in the local government.
The former council boss equally promised to justify the confidence reposed in him if given the opportunity to represent them in the hallowed chambers.
The state Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Hon. Banji Okunomo, while speaking with The Hope after the meeting said the party, like other political parties in Nigeria, is strategising towards winning the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
He noted that the party will soon hold what he called transparent, free and fair primaries to elect candidates for various elective positions in the state and national levels.
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