Ondo PDP crisis deepens as Ondo Deputy, Ajayi shuns congress

Agboola Ajayi
Agboola Ajayi

By Taiwo Okanlawon

The Ondo state deputy governor, Hon. Agboola Ajayi on Tuesday shunned the State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) congress where the party members were electing new Executives.

It was gathered that supporters of Ajayi were out of the state in preparation for his official declaration for Zenith Labour Party (ZLP).

The public and media space had been bombarded with posters that the deputy governor had ditched the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to contest the election under the ZLP.

Meanwhile, no fewer than 2150 delegates across the 203 wards in the state are expected to vote for their preferred candidates.

The governorship candidate of the party, Eyitayo Jegede was also at the venue of the election while most of the party’s aspirants in the last gubernatorial primary of the party are absent, except Mr Godday Erewa.

The outgoing chairman of the party, Clement Faboyede sure that the election would be a transparent, fair and free election, saying the process would produce a formidable team ahead of the October 10 governorship election

Faboyede said aspirants in the last gubernatorial primary of the party had all agreed to team up with the new executives that will emerge after today’s election to move the party forward.

National officers of the party from Abuja and security officials are on ground to ensure the smooth conduct of the state congress.


  1. Empty over over ambition. Today, APC, Tomorrow, PDP and a day after,ZLP. If he’s so popular, he should have won the PDP primary.

    Hi Dr

  2. This ogbeni Agboola Ajayi have shown clearly to the people of Ondo State with clear picture that his not real that he want to fight for people {masses} of the state, but doing all moves he is making for his own benefit.
    Any Ondo State indigene that is wise need to run away from where-ever Agboola Ajayi is mention to save the future and generation from self-ambition ravenousness man.

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