The Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council for Ondo Governorship Election has condemned a statement credited to the All Progressives Congress and Governor Rotimi Akeredolu against a former governor of the state , Olusegun Mimiko , and a former Chief Judge of the state , Olasehinde Kumuyi .
Akeredolu was alleged to have said on a television programme that Mimiko and Kumuyi were his “ enemies for life ” for not supporting him and his party, the APC , ahead of the October 10 , 2020 governorship election . The PDP campaign council described the statement as hate speech .
This was contained in a statement titled , ‘PDP condemns Akeredolu ’ s ‘Enemy For Life’ comment on Mimiko , Kumuyi , ’ which was signed by the Chairman , Publicity Sub -Committee of the council , Kola Ologbondiyan, on Monday .
He said Akeredolu and the APC had become deflated and overwhelmed by the massive support for the PDP’ s candidate , Eyitayo Jegede across the state .
The PDP said it was unfortunate that “ the governor can toe such ungodly path in his desperation to cling to power despite being rejected by his people due to his failures .
“ Akeredolu ’ s recourse to hate comments against patriotic leaders and citizens of Ondo state over the consensus by the people to replace him with the PDP candidate, Eyitayo Jegede.