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Ruling party prepares for Ekiti poll

25 March 2014, 08:54

Abuja - The ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has constituted a five-member team to handle the campaign of its candidate, Ayo Fayose, ahead of the governorship election in Ekiti State.

The Ekiti State Chapter of the party made this known in a statement signed by its State Secretary, Tope Aluko in Ado, Ekiti.

The party named a lawyer and businessman, Dipo Anisulowo, as the Director-General of the campaign team and former State Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and one-time Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Owoseni Ajayi, was also named the Deputy Director-General.

Others members are a retired woman permanent secretary, Modupe Alade, who will serve as Secretary, while Chief Awodunmula will serve as Treasurer and Gboyega Aribisogan, as Director of Publicity.

Fayose emerged as the party candidate after polling an overwhelming 462 votes out of the 477 votes cast during the primary election held this past weekend.

The Ekiti gubernatorial poll is scheduled for June 21.

– CAJ News

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