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APC postpones Ondo ward congress

The All Progressive Congress in Ondo State on Thursday announced the postponement of ward congress in the state earlier slated to hold nationwide on April 5.

The state Interim Secretary, Mr Olu Adegbonro, said the congress would now hold on Wednesday, April 9.

Addressing journalists in Akure after a meeting of the Interim Executive and Elders of the party, Adegbonro said the postponement was due to the Ilaje/Ese-Odo bye-election scheduled for the same day.

“The Saturday ward congress in the state has been shifted to Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The decision was taken by the national leadership of the party.

“The meeting was to prepare us for the forthcoming congress and to show that we are united and ready to have a peaceful congress

“The meeting also adopted a zoning arrangement for the three senatorial districts of Ondo state.

“The party has also resolved to invigorate its campaigns ahead of the forthcoming bye-election in Ilaje/Ese-Odo to ensure landslide victory for the party,” he said.

Also speaking, the deputy governorship candidate of the defunct ACN in the 2012 polls, Dr Paul Akintelure, expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the meeting.

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