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General News of Saturday, 25 February 2023


Jandor delivers polling unit for Atiku

Jandor Jandor

The Lagos State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Dr. Abdul-Azeez Adediran who is popularly known as Jandor has delivered his polling unit for the presidential candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar.

The PDP polled 79 votes against the APC's 74 at polling unit 001 ward G for the presidential elections while APC polled 67 to PDP's 88 for the senate.

The House of Representatives ended 85 in favor of PDP while APC got 68.

Before the polls, the former Peoples Democratic Party’s Deputy National Chairman, Olabode George, and Jandor, on Monday, united ahead of the general elections.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that there has been a cold war between George, the PDP leader in the state, and Adediran over some unresolved issues between the duo shortly after the PDP primary.

In a statement by Mr Gbenga Ogunleye, the Head, Media and Communications, JANDOR4GOVERNOR Campaign Organisation, George and the candidate met on Monday to resolve differences ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections.

Ogunleye said, “The cold war between the National Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olabode George and the governorship candidate of the party, Dr Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adediran has been finally put to an end in a reconciliation and unity meeting held today.”

He quoted George as saying that there was no disagreement of any sort at the party again.

According to him, George described himself as an irredentist member of the party.

He quoted George as saying that “personal differences would not affect his insistent on the rescue mission of the state from the grip of the marauders.