The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has promised to conduct a transparent primary election to choose its candidate for theNovember 26 governorship election holding this year in the state.
The State Chairman of the party, Isaacs Kekemeke, gave the assurance on Sunday while receiving some gifts item donated by Hon. Isaac Olemija, for the use of the secretariat.
Olemija, is an APC member in the National Assembly, representing Akoko North East/North West, Local Government Area.
He described Olemija as a great party man who had been of great support for the APC in the state.
According to him, the intention of the party is to have party members, who were committed to the cause of the party.
Kekemeke said that the party governorship primary outcome would be determined by the over three thousand party delegates in the state.
He explained that the aspirants contesting the party’s ticket should devote their time and energy to solicit for votes ahead of the election.
“The election will be free, fair and transparent and whoever will emerge victorious, will win fairly, while those who will lose will also lose fairly,” Kekemeke said.
He revealed that though the responsibility of organising primary elections rested on the National Executive Council members of the party, he expressed optimism that the conduct would be credible.
“It’s within the rights of any member to support any aspirant of his/her choice but no individual has the power to impose any candidate on the party, not even the Chairman, the Deputy Chairman or the Secretary has such powers”.