Ekiti 2022: I’m In The Race To Win – Popoola

Ekiti 2022: I’m In The Race To Win – Popoola
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Ahead of Ekiti gubernatorial election, an aspirant Otunba Demola Popoola, has pleaded to the leadership of the ruling APC, to avoid manipulation during the party primary election.

Popoola made this appeal while speaking to journalists at the APC national secretariat, Abuja after purchasing his nomination and expression of interest form.

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 While speaking to the mode of primary he will want the party to conduct the election, he said, “The party has not communicated to us which mode of primaries it will be using for the election. Whether direct or indirect, I am ready”.

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“By the grace of God I am the leading contestant in Ekiti State. You can make your findings. So we are not afraid of anything. All I am saying is that, our party should please allow free and fair elections to protect our votes. They should not allow the thugs to come and hijack our votes. My people are ready to go out and vote their choices; they are not ready to sell their conscience. That is the truth”.

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Also speaking further, he said he is not considering stepping down for an ‘anointed candidate “Governor Kayode has not called me once to say Demola step down.

 Never! He never! “All he tells me is, ‘all I want is:Who will win the election for the APC in Ekiti. I am not stopping anybody. So the story of anointed, he has refuted, let us take it that way. So, no one anointed me and I will not step down for anybody. Not for $200 billion”.

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The aspirant urges the party leadership not to compromise on free, fair primary election.

Aljazirahnews


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