PPD is set to battle
the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in the October governorship
However, the Peoples
Democratic Party, PDP, now has a new Chairman in Ondo State.
Fatai Adams was
yesterday elected as the Chairman of the PDP in the State.
Adams, who was the
immediate PDP Vice Chairman in the state, polled 1,343 votes to defeat his
co-contestant, Dennis Alonge-Niyi, who got 369 votes in the state Congress
conducted in Akure, the state capital.
Over 2,000 delegates
from the 18 Local Government Areas of the state voted in the election.
Meanwhile, the Deputy
Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, shunned the party’s congress.
Ajayi shunned the
congress as rumours intensified that he was set to dump the party after he
missed out on the governorship ticket.
Recall that he dumped
the APC for the PDP just a few months ago in search of a party ticket for the