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Ondo guber candidate withdraws from race

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Ahead of the November 16, 2024 election in Ondo State, the governorship candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), has withdrawn from the race.

It would be recalled that Ayeni got the party’s ticket by polling 100 votes to defeat his sole rival, Prof. Ibrahim Ajagunna, at the party’s primary on April 26.

While announcing his withdrawal from the race, , in his letter of withdrawal on Wednesday in Akure, Ayeni said his withdrawal was in the interest of the party.

According to him, “I, Ayeni, Oluwatosin Israel, a governorship candidate of NNPP for the November 16, 2024 election in Ondo State, hereby voluntarily withdraw my candidacy from the contest.

“My withdrawal is in the best interest of our great party, NNPP,” the letter read.

Meanwhile, the NNPP State Chairman, Mr Peter Olagookun also confirmed the withdrawal of the candidate, said that Ayeni willingly withdrew his candidacy to give way for better candidacy of the party.


Olagookun, added that there would be a substitution governorship primary of the party on Wednesday, adding that the change of the party’s candidacy would further strengthen the party for victory in the forthcoming governorship election in the state.

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