The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Uche Secondus, have called for a free and fair Governorship election in Ondo State warning that anyone who dare to rig the election will face the wrath of God.
Secondus stated this in Akure on Thursday at the flag-off of the party’s campaign ahead of the October 10 governorship election in the state.
He stressed the need for people to be allowed to choose their leader and the wish of the people should not be subverted.
The PDP Chairman said: “what the people of the state are looking for is free and fair elections, where the people votes would count and would be allowed to choose their leaders.
“Anybody who rigs the next governorship election in Ondo state will suffer the wrath of God. If you have the intention to rig the election you will surely suffer the consequences.”
“The only way out is to conduct a free and fair election, PDP is ready to liberate people from hunger and you cannot rig the election, if you rig, you cannot escape the wrath of God”
He lambasted the ruling APC for plunging the country into the worst economic recession since the existence of the country but assured that the party’s victory in Edo and Ondo states election would be an inroad to freedom for the people of the country.
Presenting the party’s candidate in the election, Eyitayo Jegede to the supporters, Secondus said “PDP is ready to reclaim Ondo state. We are sure of victory and victory is ours and we are here to win.”
Also speaking, Oyo State Governor and Chairman Campaign Council,Seyi Makinde,charged voters in the state to take their destiny in their hands and not fall prey to desperate politicians who will want to buy their votes.
According to him ,the election should be seen as a move towards restructuring the south-west region and Nigeria.
He said “this election is special to us, it is about choosing from the servitude and freedom for the people. It has started in Oyo state and will continue in Ondo State.
“It is time to let the sunshine again in this state. All you need to do is cast your vote and protect your vote to liberate Ondo State.”
Governor Aminu Tambuawal of Sokoto state said PDP remains a party to beat in the state, saying the people of the country are fed up with the ruling APC in the state and country.
He urged the people to consolidate on the success of the 2019 presidential election in the state and enthrone Jegede as the next governor of the state.
He noted that the APC government lacked the capacity to rule the country saying the government has failed to address the challenges of insecurity, economy and infrastructural decay in the country.
Speaking, after receiving the party’s flag, Jegede expressed optimism that the state would witness new dawn, assuring that the economy of the state will be a turnaround by the PDP government if elected.
He said “this is a notice to APC government in Ondo state that they should start packing, a new dawn will be witnessed after October 10 governorship election.