Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has discredited his deputy, Mr. Agboola Ajayi, ahead of the state’s governorship elections billed for October 10.
Speaking during a programme on Arise TV on Monday, Akeredolu stated that the Peoples Democratic Party, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) is a worthy opponent than Agboola who is the candidate for the Zenith Labour Party.
Akeredolu said, “Eyitayo Jegede is my colleague; he is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria; he is worthy of the office; I cannot see anything wrong with him. He is somebody I have a lot of respect for. He is eminently qualified to be a governor, unlike some people, who are not qualified to be a governor of this state.
“But Agboola Ajayi of the ZLP, what has he got to offer this state? Nothing! But when it comes to Jegede, not because he is a SAN, but because he is learned; this state is not for a neophyte and a nincompoop. For me, Tayo (Jegede) is a gentleman and is good. I have nothing against him whatever happens at the end of the day, we will remain friends.”
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