Sheriff splits Ondo PDP as more aspirants in his faction obtain forms on his platform


As the race to Government House heats up in Ondo State, the Ali Modu Sheriff faction has commenced the issuance of Nomination forms to aspirants on the platform of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at a new state Secretariat along Oyemekun road, Akure, the state capital.
In the early hours of Tuesday, former Commissioners, Hon. Bamiduro Dada, the immediate past Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, and his Environment Ministry counterpart, Barr. Sola Ebiseni visited the State Secretariat to pick their nomination forms.
First was Hon Dada and few hours later, Barr. Ebiseni with his long convoy rode through the Oba Adesida road to Oyemekun to pick his form.
Addressing party executives and supporters shortly after obtaining his form, Barr Ebiseni who hails from Ese Odo in Ilaje local government, Ondo South Senatorial District assured that PDP will showcase its God’s given talents if he becomes the Governor of the state.
While justifying his decision to pick his form on the platform of Sheriff led faction, Ebiseni said, the membership cards of all PDP members as of today in Nigeria, bears Sheriff’s signature as the National Chairman.
He also urged the people to vote for those who know where the shoe pinches and disregard voting for those who do not know them when it comes to primary election.
He how ever called on party leaders to ensure a level playing ground by conducting a free and fair primary to pick the ”people’s choice” who can deliver the dividends of democracy and uplift the living standard of the people of Ondo  state.
In his remark, the state Chairman, Hon. Biyi Poroye assured aspirants that they are on the right track since Sheriff remains the authentic legal National Chairman of PDP in Nigeria.
Poroye urged aspirants to endeavour to play the game according to the rules, knowing full well that, ”with prayer, God shall take control” and His will shall prevail inspite of any provocations.
To encourage more aspirants to contest on Sheriff platform, nomination forms are sold at the rate of N13 million as against the N16 million of Makarfi led group in Ondo State.


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