Gov. Aiyedatiwa expresses satisfaction over electoral exercise

By Precious Oluwole

Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa has expressed his satisfaction over the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election conducted across the 18 local government areas of Ondo State.

Governor Aiyedatiwa stated this while speaking with newsmen shortly after being counted in the voting exercise at his polling unit in Obenla in Ugbo ward 4 amidst cheering supporters in Ilaje local government area of Ondo state.

The Governor also expressed confidence in the democratic process, reiterating his commitment to upholding the principles of transparency and fairness in the party’s selection of candidate.

He urged all stakeholders to embrace unity and cohesion, emphasizing the need for collective efforts towards advancing the development agenda of Ondo State.

The governor said “This marks a special homecoming for me, as I express my heartfelt gratitude to my fellow constituents, esteemed party members, and the vibrant community of Ugbo Ward 4 in Ilaje Local Government. Today, in the very land of my birth, I stand to exercise my right to vote and to vie for the honor of representing our party as its gubernatorial flag bearer in the November gubernatorial election.

“The tremendous turnout we witness here today is no surprise to me, for this is where my journey began. It is here, amidst the familiar streets and faces, where I took my first steps and received my primary education. The joy of reconnecting with my roots is further heightened by the presence of two of my childhood classmates, a delightful reunion that fills me with immense happiness.

“Returning to this cherished community fills my heart with great excitement and gratitude. It is a privilege to stand once again among the people who have shaped my life’s journey. I extend my deepest appreciation to all who have gathered here to partake in this important democratic process. Together, let us forge ahead towards a brighter future for our beloved state”.

Also speaking, a youth leader Mr Malom Adekunle said the process so far has been peaceful as the people of ward 4 trooped to vote for their candidates.

Adekunle added the people of Ilaje local government are particularly happy with the development his administration have been able to achieved in his few months in office.

On his part the chairman Ondo state oil producing area development commission Mr Sam Erejua commended the people of Ilaje kingdom for coming out in large number to cast their vote.

The area was peaceful devoid of any form of violence.

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