The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, on Thursday, adopted a former Commissioner for Information in the state, Mr Kayode Akinmade, as its candidate for the February 2019 House of Representatives election in the Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency of the state.
Members of the party in the Idanre council area had earlier adopted Akinmade, who was a commissioner under the former Governor Olusegun Mimiko administration, as their candidate.
The leader of the party in Ifedore LGA, Mr Lawrence Ibukun, said Akinmade had all it took to give quality representation to the people of the federal constituency.
He said, “Akinmade’s experience as a former Special Adviser on media to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Dimeji Bankole, and a two-time Commissioner for Information in Ondo State would assist him in no small measure to bring quality development to the area.”
Ibukun further explained that the party decided to toe the line of bringing forth a sole candidate in the federal constituency in order to check people who did not have good intentions for the constituency.
He urged Akinmade to see Ifedore and Idanre LGAs as his people and ensure that equity and fair play defined and dominated his legislative agenda.
Ibukun also advised the leadership of the party in both Idanre and Ifedore to go back home and work assiduously for the victory of the party’s candidate in the election.
Earlier, Akinmade promised to provide quality representation and ensure equity and fairness in the distribution of federal projects in the constituency.