Ondo 2024: Aiyedatiwa  in Desperate Moves to retain Seat – Group Alleges

Sola Olatunji, Akure

Fresh facts have emerged on how the Governor of Ondo state, Lucky Ayedatiwa has allegedly made desperate move to retain his seat as the State Governor through the APC Primary election scheduled to hold this Saturday.

Ayedatiwa who inherited the number one seat in the State after the demise of his boss, Rotimi Akeredolu is currently according to a group “running from pillar to post to ensure he becomes the APC flagbearer through the back door which is apparently did not go down well with the social political group, under the aegis of ‘Ondo Shunshine Alliance.’

Coordinator of the group, Ayomide Olamiju on Wednesday condemned the move by the Governor in strong term saying the treasury of the State may go down the drain after the exercise.

He however wondered how the former Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje “who is currently facing suspension over bribery allegation in his State is also the arrow head of corrupt practices in Ondo State to install unpopular candidate, which may spell doom for the party at the poll.

“Amidst his suspension as member of All Progressives Congress by his ward Exco, APC National Chairman, Abdulahi Ganduje has allegedly been involved in a multi-Billion Naira contract in Ondo State”.

The Ondo Shunshine Alliance in the statement alleged that, Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, awarded the judges quarters to Ganduje in order to secure his support ahead of April 20 primary election of the party.

The statement signed by its Coordinator, Ayomide Olamiju, the group said, Aiyedatiwa has spent huge amount of money from coffers of the state to bribe members of the APC National Working Committee (NWC), different groups and spin doctors because of his desperation for the party’s ticket.

He warned the National Chairman to steer clear of Ondo State and assumed the position of unbiased umpire as the primary election approaches .

The group, further, threatened “to petition anti-graft agencies in the country, if the State Governor failed to revert the contracts and stop mortgaging the future of unborn children of Ondo state.”

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