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Ondo State Deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi resigns from PDP


The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi has just reportedly resigned from his seat as the member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

He has according to reports earlier defected from the APC to the PDP back in June this year because of his political battle with his principal and the Governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu. He had contested for the PDP governorship ticked but lost it to Eyitayo Jegede.

He confirmed his resignation in a statement in a special release by his special Assistant on Media, Allen Sowore.

In the statement he appreciated the national leadership and member of the party for their warm reception and acceptance in the short while he rejoined the party.

He also added that his decision was in response to the people of Ondo state calling on him to aspire for the seat of the governor of the state.

The present chairman of the PDP in Apoi Ward II of the Ese-Odo Local Government Area, Festus Oboro acknowledged receiving the resignation letter on the 9th of August, 2020.

 There has been rumors of Agboola defecting to the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP this week in his quest to fly the party’s flag in the October 10th Govenorship election of the state.

The leader of the ZLP in the state is reportedly the former Governor Olusegun Mimiko and reports says he has shown support to the deputy governors’ decision to vile for the seat of Governor of the state.

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