State Chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have expressed support for Hon. Eyitayo Jegede as the party’s candidate for Ondo State governorship election.
The chairmen, who met on Tuesday after the sitting of the Court of Appeal that heard the appeal filed by Senator Ahmed Makarfi faction against the recognition of Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim as the PDP candidate by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), however, expressed optimistic that justice would be done on the matter.
The meeting was convened at the instance of Senator Makarfi.
A statement at the end of the meeting by PDP National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, said the meeting deliberated on topical national issues.
It said the chairmen were briefed on “the developments in the party and some certain decisions of leadership.
“The Meeting also received reports from the State Chairmen on the state of affairs in their various states.
“Finally, we further call on all our members’ nationwide, teeming supporters and the general public, and especially Ondo people, to remain calm and continue supporting the leadership in moving the party forward.”