There was massive turnout of leaders and supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Saturday who identified with Ondo state Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and his aspiration to govern the state for a second term of four years.
They declared their support for the governor at the Akure Township Stadium, venue of a campaign rally, even as heavy rain pounded the venue.
Among the top APC leaders that attended the rally are the party’s National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; National Caretaker Committee Chairman, Mai Mala Buni; governors Atiku Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, Babagana Zulum of Borno State, AbdulRahman AbdulRasak of Kwara State, Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State, Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, Sani Bello of Niger State and Abdulahi Sule of Nasarawa State
Also in attendance were Transportation Minister, Rotimi Ameachi; Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Silva; Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Tayo Alasoadura and former governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff.
Tinubu while speaking, asked voters to return Akeredolu for a second term as a reward for a good performance in his current tenure, adding that there is no way for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the October election as the party is already dead and only waiting to be buried.
Governor Buni, said the party was now more united and urged Ondo people not to allow anyone to truncate the developmental stride of the Akeredolu administration.
Sanwo-Olu said Ondo State has received first class governance under Akeredolu and that Akeredolu has performed well and deserved to be re-elected with a resounding victory.
Governor Akeredolu urged the people not to allow the state to slip into the hands of the opposition as he is prepared to do more than he has done now in his second term.

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