The Accord Party in Ondo state has threw its weight behind the PDP candidate in the October 10 guber election, Eyitayo Jegede.
A statement by Kennedy Ikantu Peretei, PDP State Publicity Secretary, on Wednesday said Accord collapsed its structures in all the 18 Local Government Areas and 203 Wards across the State to support Jegede.
“The decision was reached at a joint meeting of Accord Party and PDP leaders held in Akure on Tuesday, 11th August, 2020”, the statement read.
According to the statement, Dr. Ambode Abiodun who led the Accord Party Team said the Party is ready to cooperate and fuse with the PDP at all levels to force the clueless APC government out of Ondo State. He pleaded with the PDP members to show love and extend hands of fellowship to those coming to join them for this all important task.
In his response, the Ondo State PDP Chairman, Alhaji Fatai Adams assured the Accord Party leadership of a swift and comprehensive integration process that will give everybody a sense of belonging.
Comrade Dele Fasan, Mrs Adigun Oluwatoyin, Dr. Akinmuyise Matthew were amongst those who accompanied Dr. Abiodun to the meeting. They pledged to deliver votes that will not be less than 100,000 for Eyitayo Jegede come October 10, 2020.
A number of PDP leaders also attended the meeting. State Working Committee Members, Board of Trustee Members, Chief Segun Adegoke, Ambassador Omolade Oluwateru and Chairman Elders Committee, Dr. Tayo Dairo were all present to seal the deal.