• Ondo Election: Akeredolu receives Certificate of Return – INEC

    Ondo Election: Akeredolu receives Certificate of Return – INEC

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Wednesday presented the Governor-elect, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN his certificate of return.

    Akeredolu was accompanied to the event which was held at the INEC headquarters in Akure, the state capital by his wife, Betty.

    Other dignitaries at the event include the State Chairman of the party, Mr. Isaac Kekemeke, his deputy, Engr. Ade Adetimehin, former deputy governor, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, Director-General of Akeredolu’s campaign platform, Hon. Victor Olabimtan, Femi Agagu, Hon. Kehinde Henry Bello, Oladunni Odu […]

  • Akeredolu: I Won’t Probe Mimiko, Others

    Akeredolu: I Won’t Probe Mimiko, Others

    The Ondo State Governorship-elect, Rotimi Akeredolu, has declared that he will not probe past administrations of the state.

    Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had on Sunday declared Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in the state after polling 244,842 votes to beat his closest rival, Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who polled 150, 380 votes, while Mr Olusola Oke of the Alliance for Democracy, AD, followed with 126, […]

  • The victory of APC in the election indicates that the party is still loved by Nigerians, says Dogara

    The victory of APC in the election indicates that the party is still loved by Nigerians, says Dogara

    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said the emergence of Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as the governor – elect of Ondo State is an indication that people still love the party.

    In a statement by his media aide, Turaki Hassan, the Speaker congratulated Akeredolu on his victory at the poll.

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had earlier today declared Akeredolu as the winner of Saturday’s governorship election.

    According to Dogara, “The election of Barrister Akeredolu […]

  • Ondo Election: This victory is from God through the people, says Rotimi

    Ondo Election: This victory is from God through the people, says Rotimi

    The Ondo State governor-elect Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) on Sunday delivered his acceptance speech in his Owo home after the Independent National Electoral Commission declared him the winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in the state.

    The All Progressives Congress candidate, Akeredolu, polled a total number of 244, 842 votes to beat runners up, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) of the Peoples Democratic Party, who had 146,784. The Alliance for Democracy candidate, Chief Olusola Oke came third with 107,124 votes.

    In his acceptance speech, Akeredolu […]

  • BREAKING: INEC declares Akeredolu winner of Ondo elections

    BREAKING: INEC declares Akeredolu winner of Ondo elections

    The All Progressives Alliance (APC), candidate in yesterdays gubernatorial elections in Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu has been declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

    Akeredolu according to the result announced by the Chief Returning Officer, Prof. A. Ambali, won the election with 244,842 votes to defeat his closest rival, Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) who polled 150,380 votes.

    REGISTERED VOTERS = 1,647, 976

    ACCREDITED VOTERS: 584, 997

    Chief Olusola Oke of the Alliance for Democracy, ( AD) had 126,889 votes.

    ALLIANCE […]

  • Jimoh Ibrahim congratulates Rotimi Akeredolu, urges him to probe Mimiko

    Jimoh Ibrahim congratulates Rotimi Akeredolu, urges him to probe Mimiko

    The former candidate of PDP in Ondo State, Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim, has congratulated Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu who is awaiting his declaration as winner of the polls.

    Akeredolu is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who has clinched 14 of the 17 local governments already declared.

    Jimoh Ibrahim was until Tuesday the candidate of the PDP, but was replaced following the Court of Appeal ruling in favour of Mr. Eyitayo Jegede.

    Even though INEC has not yet declared Akeredolu as the governor-elect, […]

  • Buhari, Osinbajo to lead Ondo APC guber mega rally

    Buhari, Osinbajo to lead Ondo APC guber mega rally

    According to reports reaching ADELOVE, president Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy, Yemi Osinbajo, will on Saturday lead members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, from across the country to Akure for a mega campaign rally.

    Ondo State APC Publicity Secretary, Abayomi Adesanya, in a statement on Friday in Akure, stated that the rally was for the party’s governorship flag bearer, Rotimi Akeredolu.

    The Ondo State governorship election holds on Saturday, November 26.

    Mr. Adesanya noted that the visit of the president […]

  • Ondo election: APC submits Rotimi Akeredolu’s name to INEC

    Ondo election: APC submits Rotimi Akeredolu’s name to INEC

    The All Progressives Congress, APC, has submitted the name of a former President of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as its candidate for Ondo State governorship election.

    This development occurred just barely three days after the APC Appeal Panel recommended fresh governorship primary for the election.

    Akeredolu’s name was submitted to INEC by the National Organising Secretary of the APC, Senator Osita Izunaso.

    The submission was done after the National Chairman of the APC and the […]

  • Ondo APC primary: Fayemi donated N700m to ensure Akeredolu’s victory – Group alleges

    Ondo APC primary: Fayemi donated N700m to ensure Akeredolu’s victory – Group alleges

    The Ekiti Progressives Youths (EPY) has described the alleged donation of over N700 million by the Minister of Solid Minerals and former governor of the State, Dr Kayode Fayemi to support the emergence of Mr Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State as another clear display of insensitivity.

    Rising from its quarterly meeting in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday, the EPY said in a communique signed by its President and Secretary, Mr Samuel Adekunle […]

  • Akeredolu wins Ondo APC governorship primary

    Akeredolu wins Ondo APC governorship primary

    Rotimi Akeredolu, the former President of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has won the governorship election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

    The primary, which was held at International Event Centre, Dome was contested by 20 aspirants after four others aspirants withdrawn from the race and backed Mr. Segun Abraham.

    The exercise which was keenly contested, Akeredolu scored 669  while Abraham scored 635.

    Election Result Breakdown:

    Rotimi Akeredolu 669 Votes
    Segun Abraham 635 Votes
    Olusola Oke 568 Votes
    Tayo Alasoadura 206
    Foluso Adefemi 13 Votes
    Tunji Ariyomo – 2 Votes
    Niyi […]

  • Tinubu ” has never kept his words” – Rotimi Akeredolu

    Tinubu ” has never kept his words” – Rotimi Akeredolu

    ONE of the leading governorship aspirant of the All Progressive Congress APC in Ondo state, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu yesterday lashed the national leader of the party Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on his endorsement of an aspirant ahead of the Primaries.

    He pointedly said that ‎with the action of Tinubu he has lost his place as a national leader of the party.

    This coming as ‎the National Executive Committee NEC of the Party for second time within a week again postponed the governorship primaries […]