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Ondo bye-election: I’ll prioritise your welfare, APC candidate, Ehindero tells constituents

Ondo bye-election: I’ll prioritized your welfare, APC candidate, Ehindero tells constituents

Ahead of the Saturday bye-election into the Akoko North East/Akoko North West Federal Constituency in Ondo State, Ife Ehindero, the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has promised to prioritised the welfare of his constituents if elected in the poll.

Ehindero, who made the pledge at the grand finale of the campaign of the party held at the Cenotaph ground in Ikare Akoko, noted that the well-being of the people had always been his desire, said he was prepared to bring in fresh ideas for the growth and development of the federal constituencies.

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The APC candidate, explained that the former occupant of the seat, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, who had been appointed as a federal Minister, brought life to the federal constituencies with developmental projects, stressing that he was ready to replicate his hard work if elected.

“No doubt, our people want growth and development and i am ready to prioritised their welfare with fresh ideas. Our programmes is enrich with what would put smile on the faces of our people in the constituencies.

“So, by the grace of God. I am going to win and the winning will be for the benefit our people because the former occupier of the seat did well. I will surely replicate his good work in the National Assembly by attracting development,” he said.

Earlier, Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, who was at the campaign ground with members and stalwarts of the APC led by the State Chairman, Ade Adetimehin, emphasised the importance of collective support for Ehindero ahead of the election exercise.

He said the ruling party cannot afford to lose the weekend election, noting that grassroots mobilisation was also important in security victory for the APC.

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“This is an election that we must all rally and queue behind our candidate on Saturday by ensuring APC wins. Ife Ehindero is our own and he must win,” the governor said.

Among places visited were the palaces of Olukare of Ikare Akoko, Oba Akadiri Momoh, and the Owa-ale of Ikare, Oba Adeleke Adegbite-Adedoyin, who took turns to bless Ehindero ahead of the election.