Osagie Otabor, Akure
Youths of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) in Ondo State have vowed to withstand alleged monetary inducement being made by Deputy Governor of the State, Agboola Ajayi, to woo occasion members to help his aspiration.
Hon Ajayi, final Sunday, resigned from the APC and joined the PDP the place he hoped to contest for the governorship election.
However the PDP youths underneath the auspices of Democratic Reformation Power (DRF) stated it was shameful that some aspirants have been already dropping supporters Ajayi.
Coordinator of the DRF in Ondo State, Prince Ojo Olatunji, stated Chief Eddy Olafeso, Barr Eyitayo Jegede and Banji Okunomo have been main PDP aspirants earlier than the Deputy Governor joined the race.
Prince Olatunji stated it was unimaginable for teens within the PDP to endure pains and starvation for 4 years just for the Deputy Governor to need to reap the place others have laboured.
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Olatunji said that the Ondo PDP youths would slightly joined the marketing campaign practice of Okunomo than deputy governor as a manner of rewarding occasion loyalty.
He urged the occasion nationwide management to supply a stage taking part in area for all of the aspirants.
In response to him, “We now have remained loyal and dedicated to this occasion for the final 4 years. The occasion’s management should not enable cash politics to want away our seat.
“Anyone is allowed to help any aspirant however the technique of utilizing cash to woo supporters of different aspirants is highest stage of deceit.
“These of us within the DRF of the Ondo PDP have pledged to help Okunomo and we’ve got additionally begun mass mobilisation to counter any transfer of Ajayi.”
Spokesman of Hon Ajayi, Babatope Okeowo, declined feedback on the difficulty.