Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu is the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ondo State
The SAN emerged winner of the APC primaries held in Akure, the state capital with 669 votes, while his closest rival, Dr. Olusegun Abraham got 635. Sola Oke scored 576 while Senator Ajayi Boroffice got 471.
This is Akeredolu’s second coming as a gubernatorial candiadate. In 2012 he contested on the platform of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN). He was defeated by Governor Olusegun Mimiko of the then Labour Party who later defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).