-Fayose anoints deputy as PDP governorship candidate for Ekiti 2018
-Ekiti deputy governor Deputy Governor, Prof. Kolapo Olusola emerges PDP candidate for Ekiti 2018.
-Others aspirants kick
The governor of Ekiti state Ayodele Fayose has anointed his deputy governor as the candidate of PDP in the fort coming Ekiti governorship election. The anointing aroused the anger of some key PDP members in the state.
Ekiti deputy governor Deputy Governor, Prof. Kolapo Olusola has been picked as the consensus PDP candidate for the race of Ekiti govership election coming up in 2018.
Fayose anoints deputy as PDP governorship candidate for Ekiti 2018
The meeting was attended by serving and former members of the PDP State Working Committee, members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, chieftains of the party from the 16 local government areas and 177 wards as well as the chairmen and members of state’s boards and parastatals among others.
The adoption of the deputy governor, who is a professor of Building Technology from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, was the major decision reached at the party stakeholders’ meeting.
The communique at the end of the meeting read, “After due consultation, without prejudice to the provisions of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended), we formally endorse His Excellency, Prof. Kolapo Olusola (the current deputy governor), from Ekiti South Senatorial District, as our preferred aspirant/candidate.”
Those who signed the communique are Anifowose Mustapha for councillors; Alhaji Amuda Sunmonu for ward chairmen; Mr. Femi Bamisile for local government party chairmen; Dapo Olagunju for Association of Local Government Chairmen; and Senator Bode Ola for Chairmen of Boards and Parastatals.
Dr. Modupe Alade (Secretary to the State Government) signed for State Executive Council; Kolawole Oluwawole for EKHA; and the state chairman of the party, Chief Gboyega Oguntuase, signed for Ekiti PDP.