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PDP releases Ekiti Assembly candidates

04 December 2014, 15:32

Ado-Ekiti -  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has released the list of the successful aspirants in the last Saturday primary election of the party in the state.

According to a press statement issued in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday by the state secretary of the party, Dr Tope Aluko, and made available to the press, the PDP claimed that in most of the local government areas some of the aspirants settled for consensus among themselves while in others they went for the election without any rancour at the end of the counting.

Also, the state governor, Ayo Fayose advised the candidates to display full loyalty to the leadership of the party, stressing that they should see themselves as fortunate to have emerged victorious ‎among other aspirants.

Also read: Ekiti PDP stakeholders reject congress results

The governor told the candidates to see their election as a call to serve the people of Ekiti State and to place interest of Ekiti State above their personal interests.

Assuring of total victory for the PDP in both the state and National Assembly‎ elections in 2015, Fayose advised the All Progressives Congress, APC, not to dissipate energy as it cannot win anywhere.

Winners of the primaries include Dr Samuel Omotoso for Oye Constituency 1, Hon Olatunji Akinyele, Oye Constituency 2, while Hon Odunayo Talabi is to represent the party in Ado Ekiti Constituency 1 in the 2015 general elections.

Hon Dele Fajemilehin won in Gbonyin Local Government, Fasanmi Temitope is the PDP candidate in Ado Constituency 2 while Ijero Constituency will have Akinleye Ekundayo as the PDP candidate amongst others.

-   NAN

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