Ondo Professional Endorse Jegede For Governor

Seeking to reclaim PDP governorship ticket

By Alaba Ajibade – The Ondo Professional Coalition, an alliance of professionals in the State, has endorsed the candidacy of Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship flagbearer in the forth-coming elections in the state.

PDP governorship candidate
PDP governorship candidate

The Coalition said the candidature of Mr. Jegede is considered as the best option for the good people of Ondo State.

In a communique issued at the Extra-Ordinary meeting of the Organization held Monday, in Akure signed by Mr. Kunle Adedipe and Engr. Jide Atandeyi, said Mr. Jegede “has demonstrated the calmness, integrity and administrative acumen of a true professional. This we believe our dear state desperately need at this time,” it added.

The Coalition stated that having painstakingly assessed the candidates of the key political parties in the state, the meeting resolved that Mr. Eyitayo Jegede’s experience at governance will be an asset at this time.”

“Mr. Eyiyayo Jegede’s comments and actions over the years have shown him to be one who recognised the roles of professionals in national development and hence, will involve them in governance,” it stated.

The Coalition said it considered it a duty to be the voice of reason to help the good people of Ondo State to “adopt decisions using evidence devoid of emotions, passions wants perceived needs and party sentiments but based on reasoning conducted according to strict principles of validity.”

“It is based on the foregoing that the Ondo State Professionals Coalition has declared her support for the candidacy of Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) and we are already in talk with him in order to hold a town hall meeting with all the professionals in the state at a date and venue to be announced.”

The group said it believed that such meeting would be an opportunity for the PDP candidate to address critical issues that border on all professionals in the state. “This we believe will justify our choice of his candidature,” it further stated.



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