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Ondo Guber: SDP ready to provide best Alternative – Duyile

Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ondo State, Chief Korede Duyile, has said the party would be ready to provide the best alternative and choice for the people of the state ahead of the November 26th governorship election in the state.
According to him, residents of the state are already tired of the mis-governance under the current administration of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the failed promises of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the federal level.
Duyile, in a chat with newsmen shortly after attending a public function held in Akure, the state capital, said the prospects of the SDP is very high being the third force ahead of the guber poll in the state.
He stated that the SDP, which is largely known by its symbol of a white horse representing “strength” would participate actively in all the process in the November 26 governorship poll in the state and confirmed that the party would field a credible candidate that would win convincingly in the coming governorship poll and provide the best alternative for the people in the state.
His words: “Our prospects are very high given the current political environment in the state and the realities on ground because the government of the PDP) has not impressed the people while that of the APC which slogan is change has turned to shame.
“So, if the two political parties which are supposed to provide good platform for the people are not fit, then the people would look for an alternative and the SDP would provide such best alternative and choice for them”, Duyile said.
He added that the party would be willing to conduct free, fair and transparent primary for its aspirants and the emergence of the candidate that would flag the party’s banner in the state governorship poll slated for November.
His words: “We are going to have a credible candidate by conducting a transparent (election) primaries and the party’s manifesto which I wouldn’t want to reveal now is clearly far above that of other political parties in the state.
“Our constitution states a democratic process through transparent primary election for the emergence of our candidate to choose among the aspirants under our platform” he said.
According to him, the duo of Olu Agunloye, a former Minister of Power and steel, and Pius Dawodu, a lawyer and both from Akoko Area of the state have shown interest to contest and flag the SDP banner as its candidate in the guber race.
He added: “The two of them would subject themselves to the rules and regulations of the party but if by chance they agreed among themselves, then we can pick a candidate”.
Duyile, expressed optimism that the SDP would be at the helms of affairs of governance in Ondo State next year February after the party might have succeeded in winning landslide in the forthcoming governorship poll.
He, maintained that if the electoral umpire display high sense of professionalism and give room for free level playing ground, the SDP would remained unbeatable in the election.
The party leader also admonished the headship of all security agencies in the state to avoid being compromised by unscrupulous politicians and their political parties as the campaigns for the election draws nearer.

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