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Ondo 2024: Oladunni Odu Drops Governorship Ambition To Support Jimoh Ibrahim

AHEAD of the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship primary in Ondo State, Oladunni Odu, a former Secretary to the State Government and aspirant, has collapsed her structure to support Senator Jimoh Ibrahim.

Ibrahim is the senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District in the National Assembly and one of the APC governorship aspirants.

Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had directed political parties in the state to hold their primaries between April 6 and April 27.


It was learnt that Odu made this known during a meeting with her Iwajowa Political Group coordinators and some chieftains of the party in the South Senatorial District at the weekend in Okitipupa.

One of the coordinators of the Odu group, Chief Alaba Onayajo confirmed this to journalists on Tuesday in Okitipupa.

Onayajo said the former SSG pledged to work and galvanise her group towards ensuring the success and victory of Ibrahim in the April primary.

He added that the Idepe-Okitipupa-born politician directed her supporters under the “Iwajowa Political Group” to team up and start working with Ibrahim’s “Aseyori Lakansi Group”.

Onayajo added that Odu had earlier met with her supporters in the Central Senatorial District and directed them to work for Ibrahim’s victory at the party’s primary.

“The Iwajowa Political Group has been directed by our leader and founder, Odu, to start working and mobilising for Ibrahim.

“The primary goal of Iwajowa Political Group now is to ensure Ibrahim emerges victorious in the party’s primary in April and since we have received the instruction, work has started in earnest.

“As directed by Mama (Odu) in the meeting, we are ready and have resolved to work together with the Aseyori Lekansi Group,” he said.
Efforts to get confirmation of the development from Odu herself were futile as she did not pick up calls made to her phone.

However, her media aide, Debbie Funmilayo confirmed to NAN that the former SSG had dropped her governorship ambition to support Sen Jimoh Ibrahim.

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