Akeredolu, Agboola, Jegede sign peace pact, promise to accept election verdict

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 Akeredolu, Agboola, Jegede sign peace pact, promise to accept election verdict

Dayo Johnson – Akure

Ten of the seventeen governorship candidates participating in the Saturday’s election in Ondo state have signed a peace pact to ensure a violence-free election with a promise to accept its outcome.

The three major candidates that signed the peace accord include, Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressive Congress APC, Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP,  Agboola Ajayi of the Zenith Labour Party ZLP, and seven others.

The signing of the peace pact which took place in Akure, the Ondo state capital was facilitated by the National Peace Committee led by the former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar.

The ceremony was witnessed by the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Yakubu Mahmood; Sultan of Sokoto Abukabar Saa’d; Bishop of Sokoto Diocese Hassan Kukah; former Bishop of Abuja Diocese John Onaiyekan and traditional rulers, among others.

The chairman of the committee, the former Head of State,…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper