There was jubilation in Ondo town yesterday over the recommendation of the Appeal panel, calling for the cancellation of the September 3, gubernatorial election primaries for the All Progressives Congress (APC)in Ondo State.
APC supporters were seen gathering as early as 9am at the Ademulegun Road office of the party.
The party members and sympathizers who later danced round the town in their hundreds with placard hailing the outcome of the Appeal Panel Report.
Some Okada riders joined in the procession shouting the name of Olusola Oke.
Amongst the inscription on their placards reads “God bless APC for rejecting fraud”, “Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Baba Akande are our leaders”, “Bola Ilori is a hero”, “Bola Ilori thank you for been the voice of the voiceless,a candidate that disrespect leaders is an emperor in the making “, “Ondo East and West says thank you all’.
The APC Chairman in Ondo East Local Government, Akintunde Temitope, who was one of the petitioners, expressed delight that his petition was favourably considered.
He said “The decision is a reaffirmation of the fact that APC is different from PDP, our party does not condone corruption in any form. The restoration of our delegates is of paramount importance to the entire party in Ondo East and West and you can see the level of jubilation here.
“The last primary election was the very definition of fraud; it was Free-fair-fraud”