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American Judge joins Ondo governorship race

02 June 2016, 16:13

Akure - Dele Alade, a Nigerian-born United States of American judge, has expressed his intention to contest the forthcoming Ondo State governorship election, reports NewsDay.

Alade would be vying for the governorship seat on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC0.

He stated his ambition to contest the November 2016 election in the state was to help the younger ones in the state develop and enjoy a bright future.

Also read: INEC fixes dates for Edo, Ondo governorship elections

He noted that the present Peoples Democratic Party’s administration in the state had failed the people, stressing that the APC had what it takes to take the state to the next level.

Daily Post reports that Alade declared that he joined the race not as a neophyte, but as one who has  participated in the Nigerian politics through his membership of different political associations in the USA, which included the Alliance for Democracy where he was a national secretary in the United States.

He promised to run an all-inclusive government he is elected governor.

- News 24

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