By Dayo Johnson, Akure
DESPERATE at tempt by seven governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Ondo State to form alliance to be able to defeat the preferred aspirant of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in today’s election has failed.
However, the aspirants were to reconvene for another meeting later yesterday.
They include Rotimi Akeredolu, Ajayi Boroffice, Olusola Oke, Bode Ayorinde, Tayo Alasoadura, Tunji Abayomi and Victor Olabimtan.
Dependable source hinted that the aspirants were unable to agree on who to present amongst them to face Dr Olusegun Abraham who has the backing of the national leader.
“Their individual ambition has blinded them so they have been unable to push one of them forward.
“I do not think they would be able to agree because everyone of them still believe that he can go the hog alone.
“But another meeting has been fixed for 2am where a final decision would be made whether some of them would step down and support one aspirant.”
Meanwhile, the chairman of the Primaries committee who is the Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, the Committee Secretary, Dr Bruce Ugbode and other members met with the aspirants and leaders of the party yesterday.
Alhaji Abubakar assured them that the committee would be “transparent free and fair”
He said that all the complaints on the delegate list given to the aspirants would be addressed by the committee before the election.
“There would be no issue that will tamper with the credibility of the election, he said.
Another private meeting was scheduled to take place between the members of the committee and the aspirants later yesterday.
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