Akure - The candidate of the Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming Ondo State governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede said has approached the Appeal court.
Jegede in a statement by his spokesperson, Fasua Kayode on Friday said he will recover his mandate.
The Independent National electoral Commission (EFCC) had on Thursday recognized Jimoh Ibrahim as candidate of the PDP after initially listing Jegede.
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The statement reads, “Eyitayo Jegede, your son and brother, has not in any way abdicated the general consent given to him by the law-abiding members of the PDP to seek election into the office of the Governor.
“Like I have always said, I am guided by the Almighty and the shared vision to transform this state to a land of wealth and prosperity.
“You remain my priority as we, in faith, match on to the Promised Land.”
- News 24