APC rakes in N720m from sale of forms for Ondo guber race

Friday Ajagunna
Friday Ajagunna

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raked in N720 million from the sale of Nomination and Expression of Interest forms to 16 aspirants contesting for its ticket ahead of the November 16, 2024 Ondo State governorship election.

NewMailNG reports that both Nomination and Expression of Interest forms cost N10 million and N40 million, respectively. 15 male aspirants obtained the forms, with only one female contender obtaining only the expression of interest form.

It was gathered from the party’s Directorate of Organisation at the close of the sale of the forms on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, that at least 16 aspirants have purchased the forms.

The aspirants include incumbent Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa; Funmilayo Mary Waheed Adekojo, the only female aspirant; Olusoji Adewale Ehinlanwo; Okunjimi Odimayo John; Senator Jimoh Ibrahim Folorunsho, and the APC National Vice Chairman (South-West), Duerimini Isaacs Kekemeke.

Others include Akinfolarin Mayowa Samuel; Adewale Okumuyiwa Akinterinwa; Olugbenga Omogbemi Edema; Olusola Alexander Oke, SAN; Prof. Adedayo Faduyile; Retired Brigadier-General Felix Olamide Ohunyeye, and former Ondo State Commissioner for Finance, Wale Akinterinwa.

Thus, Governor Aiyedatiwa will be slugging it out with 15 other aspirants to clinch the governorship ticket of the ruling party at the direct primary election slated for April 20, 2024.

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