The Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Get together has reacted to the assertion credited to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, inviting Mr Eyitayo Jegede to hitch him in transferring the state ahead.
Akeredolu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress within the October 20, 2020 state governorship election had his victory within the election upheld by the Supreme Court docket final Tuesday.
Shortly after the judgement of the apex court docket, the governor referred to as on Jegede, the candidate of the PDP to hitch him to maneuver the state ahead.
In a press release issued by the Publicity Secretary of the PDP within the state, Mr Kennedy Peretei, on Saturday, the PDP described the Akeredolu’s invitation of as a laughable one.
In line with the assertion, the PDP mentioned the present administration within the state is a failure and Jegede is not going to be a part of such administration.
The assertion learn, “Our social gathering and its candidate can’t be a part of a authorities that has thrown out many college students of tertiary establishments within the state as a result of their dad and mom can now not pay the astronomical faculty charges charged by the Akeredolu Authorities.
“Our social gathering and its candidate can’t be a part of authorities that has crippled the well being care system within the State. We can’t be a part of a authorities that has withdrawn free shuttle buses for varsity kids.
“It’s unthinkable that Akeredolu can ask our candidate to hitch a authorities that has pauperised civil servants within the state by way of the funds of 30 per cent salaries that aren’t even common. Civil servants now need to take loans to have the ability to pay home rents or ship their kids to highschool. The Educational Employees Union of Universities Olusegun Agagu College of Science and Know-how, Okitipupa Chapter has simply launched into an indefinite strike. What has been the federal government’s response to all these myriad of issues?
“It is very important stress that, earlier than the October 2020 election, Eyitayo Jegede, SAN and the PDP drew up a well-articulated manifesto on training, well being care supply, agriculture, industrialization, welfare of civil servants and way more in contradistinction to what’s obtainable now within the state. To this extent, there isn’t a assembly level between what was designed by the PDP and Akeredeolu’s rating card.
“The Supreme Court docket verdict has additionally uncovered the impunity which is the trademark and the muse of the APC and its authorities in any respect ranges. All of the seven Justices of the Supreme Court docket agreed that, Mai Mala Buni acted in clear violation of Part 183 of the 1999 Structure of Federal Republic of Nigeria (as Amended). This has turn into the speaking level of the political area because the judgement was delivered. Our jurisprudence on election issues has been enriched and everyone seems to be grateful to Eyitayo Jegede and the PDP for not permitting the APC to drown our democracy within the sea of their impunity.”
The opposition social gathering suggested Akeredolu to channel his vitality to bettering the welfare of Ondo residents as an alternative of “grandstanding and clicking of wine glasses over the Supreme Court docket judgement”.