Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) loyal to former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, have expressed resolve to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ekiti South Senatorial District, Yemi Adaramodu, in the February 25 National Assembly election.
The PDP members, under the aegis of Fayose’s Osoko Political Assembly, said the resolve followed the alleged failure of the PDP candidate, Senator Biodun Olujimi, who they accused of having worked against the party’s interest in last year’s governorship election.
The PDP members from the six councils in the senatorial district, including the party’s State Executive Committee members, House of Assembly candidates, ward/local government chairmen, former House of Assembly members and former political office holders, spoke on Saturday at a campaign rally at Ise Ekiti where they urged PDP members to cast their votes for the APC senatorial candidate.
A former House of Assembly member, Dare Pelemo, who said the campaign rally, which would be held in the six councils areas, was to sensitise party members on the need to vote for Adaramodu in the senatorial election, saying, “We in Osoko (Fayose) group are not going to vote for Senator Biodun Olujimi because she has not done well for our senatorial district, our communities and for us as a people.
“We are here to tell our people who to vote for. Our leaders have agreed that we should vote for Yemi Adaramodu, the APC candidate for the Senate. It is not about party, it is about interest. It is better to vote for a person who can do it very well; that is what our leaders have seen in the APC candidate,” Pelemo said.