The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity , Garba Shehu , said the President , Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd . ), has predicted “ easier clear victory” for the governor of Ondo State , Rotimi Akeredolu , in the forthcoming governorship election in the state .
Akeredolu is seeking re – election on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the election scheduled to hold on October 10 , 2020 .
He has his deputy , Agboola Ajayi of the Zenith Labour Party; and Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party as his main challengers in the election .
But Shehu , in a statement on Friday titled , ‘APC governorship candidate will win in Ondo State fairly , says President Buhari ’, quoted the President as saying that Akeredolu ’ s victory in the forthcoming election will be easier than that of his first term .
The presidential aide said Buhari spoke while presenting the party’ s flag to Akeredolu at the Presidential Villa , Abuja