APC,PDP gubernatorial candidate Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and his major contenders Eyitayo Jegede arrived at their polling station with their wives on Saturday,October 10, to vote.
Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN and his wife, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu cast their votes at Unit 6, Ward 5, Ijebu Owo in Owo local government area.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressive Congress, APC, has said that he doesn’t think about what happens if he loses the election, but he is certain there will be rejoicing, singing and dancing when he wins the election.
Akeredolu Responding to questions from journalists after casting his vote, the Ondo State governor said he has total confidence in God for a favourable outcome of the election.
Watch Video: Powered by Vanguard
He advised voters to cast their votes, not go too far, monitor their votes and be as peaceful as they can be.
The Peoples Democratic Party candidate in today’s Ondo State governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede, has explained that his refusal to jump the queue at his polling unit was to serve as an example for the good people of the state.
Jegede and his wife, Eno, arrived at Ward 2, Polling Unit 09, Akure South Local Government, around 09:00am.
The former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in the state got to the premises with a couple of aides and supporters.
Jegede said, “Don’t forget that I am a citizen of this state. The same blood that flows in my veins flows in their veins. It is only fair that we stay where we should be.
“The truth is that so many people came here so early and it will be unfair for me to jump the queue. We must lay good examples, we must lay good narratives.”
Jegede has Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who is seeking reelection on the platform of the All Progressives Congress; and deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, of the Zenith Labour Party, as major contenders in the poll.
The PDP candidate, who lost to the incumbent in 2016, said God asked him to challenge Akeredolu again.