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Ondo 2020: PDP Reacts To Agboola’s Exit


The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has stated that the exit of the Ondo Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, will not affect the party’s chances of victory in forthcoming 10th of November gubernatorial election.

The PDP, said this in a statement issued by its state Publicity Secretary, Kennedy Preretei, in Akure, the state capital.

It read in part: “The Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State has received the exit of Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi from the Party, from just online publications.


“As a party, we are have not received his letter of resignation but we wish him well in his political journey.

“Agboola Ajayi joined our party on June 22, 2020, and participated at the Governorship Primaries having received a waiver from the National Secretariat of the Party.”

“The PDP remains solid, strong, and more determined than ever before to win the forthcoming Governorship elections with a credible and competent candidate in the person of Eyitayo Jegede, (SAN).” The statement added.

The party noted that the exit of Agboola from the PDP will not affect the prospects of the party in winning the October Gubernatorial Elections this year.


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It will be recalled that Agboola Ajayi officially dumped the Peoples Democratic Party less than two months after joining the party from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). 

Ajayi in his resignation letter said his decision was a result of the call by the majority of the good people of Ondo State to give hope to the hopeless, provide credible and purposeful leadership in the State.


His statement read in part: “The deputy governor appreciates the national leadership and members of the party for their warm reception and acceptance in the short period he rejoined the party.”

There are strong indications that the deputy governor was now set to officially join Zenith Labour Party where he has been assured of the party’s ticket to contest in the forthcoming 10th of October governorship election in the state.

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