Ondo PDP Primary: Deputy Gov, Ajayi reacts after defeat to Jegede
Deputy governor of Ondo state Hon Agboola Ajayi, who lost the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party has accepted defeat saying that he contested many forces in the election.
WITHIN NIGERIA recalls that Eyitayo Jegede defeated Ajayi in a keenly contested election polling 888 to Ajayi 657 votes.
Reacting to the outcome of the poll, Allen Sowore, the Media Adviser to Ajayi said in a statement that ” the people have spoken, and we accept the outcome in good faith, knowing fully well that it was a race against different forces.
The statement was entitled ” We fought a good fight”.
It reads ” Following the outcome of the Primary election of our party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), held on 22nd July 2020, where Eyitayo Jegede SAN, was elected winner, we wish to thank the good people of Ondo State for standing with us in the struggle to liberate our State.
” The people have spoken, and we accept the outcome in good faith, knowing fully well that it was a race against different forces.
“We remain undaunted and resolute about our commitment to a people-oriented government against personalised democracy.
“We wish the good people of Ondo State and the winner the best as we March on. For us, life goes on.
With this development, Jegede will now face Governor Rotimi Akeredolu at the poll.
The full results of the Ondo PDP Primary-:
Eddy Olafeso-175 Votes
Agboola Ajayi- 657 Votes
Banji Okunomo- 90 Votes
Bode Ayorinde – 95 Votes
Bolawaji Kunlere- 33 Votes
Ebiseni Olusola- 29 Votes
Erewa Godday- 13. Votes
Eyitayo Jegede- 888 Votes.