Ondo APC primaries: Ajulo urges Oke, Ibrahim, others to congratulate Aiyedatiwa 

Dr. kayode Ajulo, SAN, Wednesday said Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa’s victory at the last All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election satisfies electoral laws and the party constitution.

Consequently, he called on Olusola Oke, Jimoh Ibrahim and other contestants  to congratulate the governor as  winner of the primary election.

Ajulo said haven fulfilled all legal requirements guiding the conduct of primary election with respect to Nigeria’s Electoral Act and the party constitution, Governor Aiyedatiwa won last Saturday’s governorship primary election of the APC in Ondo.

Ajulo, in a statement made available to newsmen in Akure Wednesday said the primary election that produced the governor as winner was conducted in line with the provisions of the law.

The  SAN stated  that, “Although Governor Aiyedatiwa enjoyed and still enjoys an overwhelming support of the masses, party faithful and major stakeholders within and outside Ondo state, as evident in his landslide victory, we cannot take away the place of law, which puts to rest any issue that may arise with regards to the conduct of last Saturday’s election.”

He urged all other contestants, particularly the duo of Olusola Oke and Jimoh Ibrahim, both of whom he described as “distinguished lawyers with in-depth knowledge of the law, to openly congratulate the governor and work with him to actualise Ondo state of our dreams.”

Ajulo noted that the election was conducted in a very orderly manner, devoid of violence and irregularities. He commended the Governor Usman Ododo-led primary election committee, observer’s groups and all relevant stakeholders for a hitch-free exercise.