All Progressives Congress, APC, National Chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun, Thursday said it would be a daunting task for the party to win the next month gubernatorial poll in Ondo State.
This is even as the party on Thursday set up a campaign committee for the election.
Candidate of the APC, Rotimi Akeredolu, however derided one of the aggrieved aspirants for the party’s ticket, Olusola Oke, for failing to join hands with him to oust the incumbent Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, but joined the Alliance for Democracy, AD, as its flag-bearer.
He said Oke would in no way constitute threat to his party’s bid to win in the state.
While inaugurating the election campaign committee, Odigie – Oyegun said recent controversy that trailed the conduct of the party’s primary in Ondo State would make winning for the APC challenging, adding that the party would have to redouble efforts to enable it clinch victory at the poll.
His words: “I call it challenging because of the special circumstances that has brought us to this point today. Otherwise, Ondo state is ripe for the taking and added to the APC progressive family. The challenge I am passing on to you today is the obvious challenge that arose at the primary. But I trust that you and your team will overcome those difficulties and deliver Ondo tongue APC family.”