Nigeria: Ex-Lawmaker Emerges Ondo PDP Chairman

A former member of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Fatai Adams, has been elected the new chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Mr Adams was elected at a state congress held at Solton Hotel in Akure on Tuesday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the party's congress produced the newly elected state executives.

Mr Adams, the immediate past deputy chairman of the party in the state, polled 1,343 votes to beat his lone challenger and former Ose Local Government Chairman, Dennis Alonge, who got 369 votes.

Speaking after the election, Mr Adams pledged that he would promote inclusiveness during his tenure.

He also said that efforts would be made to ensure that the party produced the next governor of the state in the October 10 election.

(NAN)

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