‘No room for consensus candidate in Ondo PDP’


OTUNBA Benson Bamidele Akingboye, an industrialist and contestant for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ticket for October governorship election in Ondo State spoke with reporters in Lagos on consensus candidacy, zoning and the chance of the party st the poll. Excerpts:

 

 

You are contesting at a period when the economy is shrinking. Are you not afraid of the apparent overwhelming task ahead if elected governor?

I’m not at scared at all. I am not afraid because I love challenges. That is why I have consistently said that we need someone that can think out of the box at this trying moments in the history of the land.

The price of crude oil in the international market has tumbled. Therefore, a governor that cannot think clearly to see what to do in order to boost the internally generate revenue of his state is bound to be in a quagmire perpetually.

I am propelled by my vision and mission statement already captured in a blueprint, my template designed to buoy the economy of the…



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