Ondo2020: Defeat in PDP’s primary, Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi reacted

“Alfred Agboola Ajayi” has reacted to his defeat in the just concluded Peoples Democratic Party (“PDP”) primary election held on Wednesday, July 22, in Ondo state.

“According to Legit, The opposition party successfully conducted its governorship primary election with “Eyitayo Jegede” (“SAN”) emerging the winner.”

Credit: AAAjayi Twitter. Source: Twitter/

“Jegede” defeated seven other aspirants, including “Agboola Ajayi”, the embattled deputy governor of Ondo state who recently dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight for the PDP's ticket.

“The senior lawyer, who had served as the Ondo state commissioner of justice and attorney general, polled 888 votes to dislodge “Ajayi” who polled 657 votes.”

Ondo deputy governor “Agboola Ajayi” said he lost in “PDP” primary because he had many foes.

“Accepting the loss, “Ajayi” who is at loggerhead with his boss, “Governor Rotimi Akeredolu”, said he put up a good fight but his best was not enough.”

The deputy governor, who said he had a lot of forces who stood against him in the shadow poll, however, said he accepted the outcome of the election in good faith.

"We remain undaunted and resolute about our commitment to a people_oriented government against personalised democracy," (Ajayi said).

"We wish the good people of Ondo state and the winner the best as we March on. life goes on.”

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