The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has revealed that it only recognizes 25 aspirants showing interest in its ticket to run for the 2018 governorship election.
The state Women Leader, Mrs. Dupe Bakare, disclosed this on Tuesday, October 24 when she led the women caucus to receive thewife of one of the aspirants, Mrs. Modupe Adebomi, at the party secretariat in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.
She said the 25 contenders for the APC ticket had officially notified the party of their intent to run for
the governorship seat despite the
reported number of about 50 aspirants.
Mrs. Adebomi was visiting to promote the governorship aspiration of her husband, Captain Sunday Adebomi, who she said will put women empowerment as a core agenda of his administration if elected.
Mrs. Bakare further explained that only five wives of the governorship aspirants including Mrs. Adebomi had visited the
party secretariat to have an interface with women leaders in all the three senatorial districts and the 16 local government
The Ekiti APC Women Leader expressed satisfaction with the number and quality of aspirants showing interest in the party’s
ticket which shows that the opposition was poised to coast home to victory at next year’s 2018 July 14 guber poll.