While the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), in Ekiti state is still battling with the choice of running mate for its candidate in June Governorship election, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the nomination of Mrs. Monisade Christianah Afuye as the party’s Deputy Governorship Candidate for the June 18, 2022 gubernatorial election.
APC Spokesman in Ekiti state, Segun Dipe disclosed this in a statement in Ado Ekiti on Monday.
According to him, the development has been formally communicated to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in keeping with the extant electoral guidelines, and necessary formalities concluded
He explained that “Afuye’s emergence is the outcome of extensive consultations with stakeholders across the State, and has been welcomed enthusiastically, not only by party members, but also youth and women organisations, artisans, market women, the traditional institutions, and other grassroots stakeholders in the State.”
State Party Chairman, Barrister Paul Omotosho, said “We are pleased that the nomination of Chief (Mrs.)Monisade Christianah Afuye has been well received by our people, especially, amongst grassroots stakeholders.
“This has affirmed the correctness of our choice in response to the yearnings of the people for a Deputy Governorship candidate who is grounded in local realities.”
Culled from thesourceng