Ondo Election: ACPN, NCP Elect Their Candidates  

ACPNThe Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has elected Adetuwo Ogunjumelo as the party’s governorship candidate in the November 26 Ondo election.

Ogunjumelo who had 91 votes in the primary election held in Akure, the state capital, narrowly defeated his closer rival, Remi Okunrinboye who got 90 votes.

The third aspirant, Mrs Ayoade Jegede got 10 votes.

The election was monitored by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

A total of 194 party delegates from across the 18 Local Government Areas of the state voted in the election.  Three votes were voided in the process.

The National Secretary of the party, Paul Isamade, while speaking to newsmen, expressed satisfaction on the conduct of the election, saying it was free and fair.

He appealed to the two aspirants to join hands with the candidate to achieve success.

The candidate, appealed to the people of the state to vote for him with a promise to create an enabling environment for development.

He said that he would improve on the internally generated revenue of the state.

NCPIn the same vein, the National Conscience Party (NCP) also elected Davies Oluwasuyi as its candidate for the governorship election.

Oluwasuyi emerged the party’s candidate after delegates to the party primary endorsed him unopposed, following the failure of the other aspirant to return his nomination form.

Late Saraki’s Party, ACPN Unveils Presidential Candidate

ACPNThe Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, has declared Mr Abanitus Dangir as its presidential candidate for the 2015 elections.

The sole candidate from Taraba State had 100 delegates endorsing his nomination as the party’s flag bearer during its 2014 convention in Abuja.

The nomination and voting process that produced Mr Abanitus Dangir as the party’s presidential candidate saw delegates lining up one after the other behind him.

The National Chairman of the party, Olu Okunrinboye, had outlined the programmes of the party ahead of the election of its presidential flag bearer.

He said that the global economic downturn affecting the fortunes of Nigeria as a nation can be reversed if credible candidates who have the passion for the growth and development of Nigeria are elected to run its affairs.

Mr Okunriboye appealed to the Federal Government and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to provide a level-playing field for all political parties in the country.

Reacting to his emergence as the party’s presidential candidate, Mr Abanitus Dangir has promised to transform Nigeria if elected as the next president.

The ACPN, which was founded by the late Dr Olusola Saraki, would be contesting the presidential election for the first time.

The party would also be fielding governorship candidates in five states of the federation.