THE Accord Party yesterday, at its primaries, picked Mr Kole Ajayi as its candidate for the June 21 governorship elections.
Mr Ajayi, who was the sole aspirant of the party, emerged through voice affirmation.
Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, were present to witness the primaries.
Four executives from each of the 16 local government areas of the state participated in the gubernatorial primaries at the party’s secretariat located at Km 4 Ikere road in Ado Ekiti.
The national executives of the party, including the national youth leader, Mallam Muhammed Abdulrahman, national women leader, Hajia Mariam Sali, the National Treasurer, Mr Leramo and the National chairman (South west), Mr Kayode Ojo, conducted the election.
In his remarks, Mr Ajayi vowed not to disappoint the party at the polls. “I want to assure you that I will not disappoint you. There is no going back because with God, all things are possible. We all know the state Ekiti State is, we have to carry out the struggle. Ekiti people deserve a home-based leader. Ekiti wants good, transparent and purposeful government and that is what is forming the core value of our administration, if voted into power. “