APC National Vice Chairman Joins Ondo State Governorship Race

Mr. Isaacs Kekemeke, the National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has announced his intention to contest in the Ondo State governorship race under the platform of the ruling party. His declaration comes just days before the party’s primary scheduled for April 20, 2024.

Kekemeke, who previously vied for the governorship ticket in the 2020 election but lost to the late former Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, expressed confidence in his readiness for the gubernatorial race. He emphasized that he is better equipped now than he was four years ago, citing his experience and vision for the state’s socio-economic development and peace.

Speaking at the Nigeria Union of Journalists Press Centre in Akure, Kekemeke highlighted the pressing need for experienced leadership in Ondo State, stressing the importance of effective governance and alignment with the philosophy of the Federal Government led by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

He outlined his vision and mission, focusing on creating a peaceful and prosperous state where citizens can thrive and leveraging information science and technology to enhance government revenue and wealth creation. Kekemeke positioned himself as a tested leader, citing his past service to the state as evidence of his capability to lead effectively.

Kekemeke joins a pool of aspirants within the APC, including Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, former Commissioner for Finance Mr. Wale Akinterinwa, former House of Representatives member Mr. Mayowa Akinfolarin, Prof. Francis Faduyile, Chief Olusola Oke, Mr. Gbenga Edema, Senator Jimoh Ibrahim, and Brig. Gen. Olamide Ohunyeye (retd.).


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