As the All progressives Congress, APC, members in Ekiti State go to polls on Thursday to elect their gubernatorial candidate in the June 2022 election, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo has called for a rancour-free election.
In a statement on Wednesday by Special Assistant on Media, Ifedayo Sayo, the Minister sued for peace amongst party members, urging them to conduct themselves in a peaceful manner.
According to him, the primary is a family affair and nobody must stand in the way of the party in ensuring that the election is hitch-free and peaceful.
He also called on the party leadership to ensure a level-playing ground for all the aspirants, saying equal treatment for the aspirants would make reconciliation easy at the end of the election.
Otuba Adebayo who is also a former Governor Admonished the aspirants not to see the election as do-or-die, pointing out that they must put the interest of the party above other interests.
He called on the aspirants to accept the outcome of the primary in good faith and resist the temptation of being used against the party in the coming elections.
The Minister said as a leader, he would queue behind the majority decision in the primary to ensure the unity and oneness of the party.
The Minister lauded the performance of the Dr. Kayode Fayemi led government which has raised the bar of governance and made the party the toast of the good people of the State.
He assured that whoever emerged from the primary would continue the good work of the APC administration if elected in the June governorship election.