28 C
Friday, October 23, 2020
Subscribe to News360 Info by Email
Home News Ondo poll: Akeredolu, Jegede, Agboola sign peace accord

Ondo poll: Akeredolu, Jegede, Agboola sign peace accord

Invest In Mutual Funds Like A Hero

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, Eyitayo Jegede, Agboola Ajayi and other governorship candidates on Tuesday signed a peace pact to make the election violence-free and peaceful.

The peace accord was signed in Akure, Ondo State. It was organised by the National Peace Committee, NPC.

Speaking after signing the peace accord, Akeredolu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, made a pledge to abide by the pact and ensure that his supporters were peaceful throughout the governorship poll.

“I make a pledge that I will abide by the peace accord I signed,” he said, adding that he had contested two elections before now and that they had been peaceful.

This is my third, there may be challenges, I assure you that this election on Saturday will be peaceful as long as security operatives are there. Ondo people are peace-loving. I will still address the people on the need to keep away from violence,” he said.

On his part, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship candidate, Jegede said “We are convinced on the need for peace, not only in Ondo but in the entire nation.

I am committed to a peaceful election. Before the election and during the election and after the election, we should follow a peaceful process”.

“Fairness should be the principle applied by all. I Implore security agencies, such as the police to comply with the rule. They should arrest those causing violence,” he said.

Also, Ajayi, governorship candidate of Zenith Party, promised to abide by the pact he signed and ensure peaceful election on Saturday.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

#EndSARS: Buhari told to commence search for IGP Adamu’s replacement

An American-based Nigerian Socio-Economic Development Practitioner, Dr. Owens Hercule, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to start searching for a replacement for...

Crystal Palace goalkeeper, Jack Butland contracts COVID-19

The 27-year-old England international, who joined Palace from Stoke last week on a three-year contract returned a positive Covid-19 test and is...

Sanwo-Olu orders clean up of Lagos

Following the broad illegal conflagration and obliteration endured in Lagos State this week, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has requested the tidy up of...

Residents in Calabar discover, loot another COVID-19 palliative’s warehouse [VIDEO]

Several youths and hoodlums in Cross-River State on Friday broke into a warehouse in where COVID-19 palliatives were kept and carted away...

Recent Comments