Akure the capital city of Ondo State was shaken to foundation yesterday as the leading gubernatorial aspirant of PDP Barr. Eyitayo Jegede formally obtained Expression of interest and nomination form. He drove in a long convoy to the party secretariat that was filled with party supporters amid wild jubilations.
The man was accompanied to the venue by all the serving cabinet commissioners, former commissioners, Chairmen of Boards and Parastatals.18 local government and party chairmen, 20 Assembly members headed by Deputy Speaker cum Majority leader, Top Government functionaries, All political appointees, Elders council, Women Associations, Students, Journalists, Numerous Youths organizations, Heavily armed security personnel and countless interest groups .
Engr. Clement Faboyede The Chairman of PDP in Ondo State received the August visitor and led them and the teeming crowds to the Hall. Mrs. Esther Ebiwonjumi PDP General woman leader offered the opening prayer. Thereafter, the chairman on behalf of National Working Committee salute everyone in attendance. He specifically greeted Prof. Olu Agbi, Barr. Adedipe SAN, Barr. Eyitayo Jegede SAN, Hon.Dayo Omolafe, aka Expensive, Ayo Fadaka, Members of House of Assembly, All Cabinet Commissioners, National working committee of PDP, State and local government executives and so on.
He emphasized that PDP is one in Ondo State and he was delegated by the National Working Committee of our Party to issue out forms to the contestants vide gubernatorial election scheduled for 26th November, 2016. According to him, he brought, 14 forms each from Abuja, Expression of Interest and Nomination . The man charged all the aspirants to come forward for the collection of the documents without delay after paying prescribed fees. Engr. Fabooo alerted the audience that party leaders will meet on 18th August, 2016 to elect 3 delegates per ward that will participate in the primary election slated for 22nd, August, 2016 at International Events Centre, Dome, Akure.
Subsequently, he handed over the forms to Barr. Eyitayo Jegede SAN amidst loud ovation from the scintillating crowds.The legal luminary who doubled as leading aspirant thanked everyone that graced the occasion. He inspired the crowd by pinpointing that Eyitayo fun wa ooo, Temitayo ooooo, Tiyin naa a tayoooo. The women groups and Akure traditional drummers encroached into his speech with melodious songs intermittently. The man promised loud and clear to continue with the CARING HEART Programmes of Dr. Olusegun Mimiko whom he referred to as a man blessed by Almighty God politically and otherwise.
He promised to be fair, just, accountable, accessible, diplomatic and God fearing if elected the Governor of Ondo State. Barr. Eyitayo Jegede SAN appealed to party loyalists to troop out enmass on 26th November, 2016 and cast there vote for PDP. In Nigeria today, it is crystal clear that it’s the only party infested with genuine interest and desire of the populace.
Shortly, he thanked everyone that count him worthy by sparing there precious time, God Almighty be with you all. Outside the Hall, there are traditional drummers, Boys Brigade, live musical bands, trumpeters, acrobatic displayed, youths mounted musical instruments on trailer dancing sporadically.