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Akure Reps Bye-Election: Babatunde Faro Picks PDP Nomination Form

... As Forms Cost N2.5m

By Collins Dupson, 20 January, 2022

Ahead of the February 26 House of Representatives Bye Election in the Akure South and North Federal Constituency, front line aspirant, Babatunde Faro has joined other aspirants to obtain his People’s Democratic Party Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms.

He collected the form at the party secretariat in Akure, Ondo State amidst his teeming supporters. The forms cost N2.5m (Expression of Interest N500,000 and Nomination Form N2,000,000).

Speaking, the state Party Chairman, Alhaji Fatai Adams assured the aspirant of a level playing ground for all contesters, saying the leadership of the party will ensure the primary is credible, free and fair.

The Chairman disclosed that, the party has no prefer candidate or favorite among the aspirants, noting that the best among them will emerge through a transparent primary to be conducted by the party.

“As a party, we don’t have a favourite candidate, but whoever emerges at the end of the primary becomes the party candidate. PDP is strong in Akure and the only thing that can make us loss this election is internal wrangling among us; to prevent this from happening, the party will ensure credible primary is conducted”.

He enjoined all aspirants to support whoever emerges at the end of the primary. ” To prevent crisis, the party is adopting the existing Ad-Hoc delegates list for the primary”.

Chatting with the Newsmen, Faro stated that the collection of the forms marked the official declaration of his interest to represent the good people of the Akure South and North Federal Constituency.

Faro noted that his 9 Point Action Plans centered around skills acquisition and employment opportunities for the youth, market upgrade, agricultural enhancement, intervention in schooling among others will be properly executed if elected into the Green Chamber.

He said in spite of the challenges ahead, pool of ideas from different segments will be properly harness with determination to provide better representation to his constituent.

The Reps hopeful charged the press to document all his promises and declaration so as to put him on his toes when he eventually emerges as the winner in the February 26 bye election.

He promised to abide with the outcome of the primary, saying he has confidence in Fatai Adams led state executive in conducting free, fair and credible primary election. “What is paramount to me as a loyal party’s faithful is seeing PDP emerging victorious in the forthcoming bye election”.

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