APC screens 101 aspirants for council poll in Ondo
A total of one hundred and one aspirants are vying to represent the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its candidates in the eighteen local government areas of Ondo state in the forthcoming local government elected.
The state chairman of APC, Ade Adetimehin disclosed this while welcoming the aspirants to the screening exercise at the party secretariat in Akure. Adetimehin who also doubled as the chairman of the screening committee said the exercise would be free and fair to all aspirants.
He reiterated the position of the party to conduct a credible primary and vow that it will be an open exercise whereby, the most popular candidate would emerge as the party flag bearer.
He said, “This screening exercise is meant to unite the party and not divide us. If anyone is having any misgiving about the exercise, he is to approach the party to address it as the party would not condone unruly actions contrary to the party’s regulations guiding the exercise”.
He advised the aspirants to remain committed to the party even if they fail to achieve their ambition this time.
According to him, “If you don’t have your way today as the party flagbearer you could have it in the next election. So, it is important that everyone keeps to the lay down rules and act with utmost decorum expected of a loyal member of our great party” Adetimehin said.
The chairman of the screening committee said the exercise would be made simple and seamless as any aspirant who has not completed his documentation would be allowed to do so within twenty four hours as the party secretariat would still entertain complaints and adjustment of documents.