Ondo 2024: Why PDP Consensus Arrangement will Favour me– Otunba Akingboye

By Dupson Collins, 26th February, 2024

A leading Governorship Aspirant under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, Otunba Benson Akingboye has said he is confidence of picking the party ticket, saying the Consensus arrangement of the party will definitely favour him among others in the race

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in Ondo State said a consensus arrangement would be put in place to pick a standard bearer that will fly the party’s ticket in the November 2024 governorship election.

The Acting State Chairman, Basorun Tola Alabere, stated this during an interactive session organized by the State Working Committee (SWC) members and leaders of the Party, with aspirants jostling for the party’s Guber ticket.

OBA as popularly called said, he has been a members of the party since 1999 when compared to other aspirants in the contest who have been on and off from the party, saying his commitment and total loyalty to the party better position him for the governorship ticket.

” I have been a party members from 1999, till date and I can’t run away from the PDP. I have been building the party in Ondo State for years and PDP remains the best political party to drive home my ambition and because of the peculiarity of the state, I will pick the party ticket at the primaries”.

Akingboye described himself as a political heavy duty vehicle that is capable of crushing oppositions, I will not step down and am sure I will win the primaries come April, 2024.

The Chairman, Alabere, assured the aspirants that, the PDP is desirous of a consensus arrangement for picking a standard bearer, noting that if it fails, the party will organise a free, fair and transparent party primary.

This was contained in a press relases made available to the pressmen by the State Publicity Secretary of the PDP on Monday.

It reads: “Rising from the meeting at the State Secretariat at Akure on Monday, 26th February, 2024, the aspirants expressed confidence in the party’s capacity to win the governorship election in the face of hunger and anger in the land orchestrated by the All Progressives Party (APC).

“All the Aspirants were in high spirits and gave firm commitment to supporting whoever emerges as flag bearer of the party.”

The governorship aspirants that attended the interactive session are, H.E Agboola Ajayi, Chief Olusola Ebiseni, Engr. Adeolu Akinwunmi, Prince John Mafo, Otunba Benson Akingboye(OBA), Hon. Sheba Abayomi and Arebuwa Bosun.

Other leaders in attendance includes former Governor Olusegun Mimiko, Dr Tayo Dairo, Engr Clement Faboyede, Dr Kola Ademujimi and others.

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