• Olorunfemi emerges Labour Party guber Candidate

    Olorunfemi emerges labour party guber candidate - nigeria newspapers online
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    From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure

    Dr Ayodele Festus Olorunfemi has emerged the governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Ondo State.

    He was returned unopposed during the primary election held at the party’s secretariat in Akure, the state capital on Friday.

    Declaring the result of the primary election, the Chairman of the party’s primary election committee, Hon. Olusola Ayodele said out of three aspirants, only Olorunfemi obtained nomination form of #25million, while the two other aspirants did not pay for the form.

    Ayodele who is also the LP Deputy Chairman in Oyo State, said, “on behalf of the National Chairman and the entire NWC of the party, I bring to you solidarity from Labour Party. our job here has been made simple through the report of the screening committee which sat yesterday to review the documents presented by aspirants, I will like to circulate the report having presented with this report.

    “We have no other option than to pronounce the sole aspirant, Dr. Ayo Olorunfemi, having fulfilled the conditions in line with the guidelines as elected and retuned unopposed.

    “The disqualified aspirants (Otunba Yemi Farimoyo and Prince Ojajuni Eniola) however have the option to send their grievances if any, to the appeal committee. I hereby congratulate you all for a successful primary.election and whish you all journey mercy to your destinations,” he said.

    In his acceptance speech, the LP Candidate, Dr Ayo Olorunfemi said he would embark on welfarist programmes if elected the governor of the state.

    Olorunfemi said, “the Labour Party, being a socialist oriented political party will focus on governance that reflects people because we are people centric.

    “Therefore we are going to be working assiduously on a four point agenda in the health, education, employment creation and massive infrastructural development using local resources particularly direct labour system so as to ensure prudent utilization of funds and ensure even distribution of resources especially among the poorest of the poor while making sure that the middle class is appropriately populated,” he added.

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