APC National Vice Chairman, Kekemeke, Throws Hat into Ondo Governorship Ring

Mr. Isaacs Kekemeke, the National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, has announced his candidacy for the Ondo State governorship race under the banner of the ruling party. His declaration comes just days before the party’s primary scheduled for April 20, 2024.

Joining a field of 15 party chieftains vying for the ticket, Kekemeke, who previously sought the governorship in the 2020 election but lost the party’s nomination to the late former Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, expressed confidence in his preparedness for the role this time around.

Addressing the press at the Nigeria Union of Journalists Press Centre in Akure, Kekemeke emphasized his wealth of experience and vision for steering Ondo State towards socio-economic prosperity and peace. He stressed that his ambition stemmed from a sincere conviction in his ability to lead the state to greater heights.

Kekemeke outlined his priorities, which include leveraging information science and technology to boost government revenue and create wealth, as well as fostering an environment of peace and prosperity for citizens.

Among the contenders for the APC ticket are Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, former Commissioner for Finance Mr. Wale Akinterinwa, former House of Representatives member Mr. Mayowa Akinfolarin, Prof. Francis Faduyile, and former governorship aspirant Chief Olusola Oke, among others.


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