Senator Abiodun Olujimi, has stepped down for a former Minister of State for Works, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, in the race for the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate.
Olujimi (PDP, Ekiti South) made the disclosure shortly before the commencement of voting at the Dove Hall venue of the primary election in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
She said she sacrificed her ambition for peace, progress, and stability of the party, and called on all her supporters to cast their votes for Adeyeye as the preferred candidate for the July 14 governorship election.
“For the benefit of our party, I offer myself and I transfer my structure to Prince Adeyeye. Olujimi steps down for Adeyeye,” she said.
Following this development, the race for who becomes PDP’s governorship flag bearer in the state is now a two-horse race between Adeyeye and the current deputy governor, Kolapo Olusola, who is considered as the preferred candidate of Governor Ayodele Fayose.