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The Campaign Organisation of Eyitayo Jegede has raised the alarm that the life of its candidate in the Ondo Governorship election Eyitayo Jegede is under threat.
Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP lost the October 10th poll to All Progressives Congress, APC candidate and incumbent governor, Rotimi Akeredolu
However, Jegede has proceeded to the Electoral Tribunal citing irregularities in the election.
But a new twist has emerged as the Jegede Campaign organisation has alleged threat to his life.
In a statement issued by a leader of the campaign organisation, Mr Gbenga Akinmoyo , on Sunday, the group said some people were threatened by Jegede ’ s petition at the tribunal , hence , the plan to get rid of him.
“The statement said , “Information at the disposal of Eyitayo Jegede Campaign Organisation is that there is security threat to the candidate of the PDP in the election of 10 th October 2020 , especially in relation to the petition which he lodged against the APC at the election Tribunal.
“Sources confirmed that various meetings have been held at very high quarters by those who feel threatened by the step taken by the candidate.
“We use this opportunity to notify the security agencies of this threat and/ or likely breach of security around our candidate , we believe the security agencies will rise up to the occasion and take the threat seriously.