By Victor Ogunje
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has declared aspirants who are yet to visit the State Working Committee (SWC) to officially unveil their intents persona non grata, saying only a few out of the 36 whose posters dotted the state are recognised.
The party reiterated that the affected aspirants would not be listed as those vying to occupy the governorship seat, in view of this brazen disrespect they displayed to the SWC members. The acting Chairman of the party, Mrs Kemi Olaleye, gave the indication on Monday while receiving an Australian-based medical doctor and aspirant, Dr. Wole Oluyede, at the party’s secretariat.
Oluyede, who pledged loyalty to the party’s leadership, said his passion to liberate the state from wanton poverty forced him to plunge into the race, assuring Ekiti indigenes that the state would benefit from the proposed Malaysian firm’s $18 million palm tree investment in Africa.