Engr. Ifeoluwa Oyedele, one of the All Progressives Congress, APC aspirants before stepping down for the incumbent Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Tuesday denied collecting huge sums of money to step down.
Oyedele, had stepped down some hours to the primary election and also declared his support for Akeredolu during a joint press conference at the Alagbaka Government House.
Governor Akeredolu went on to win the primary to become the party’s flag-bearer in the 10 October governorship election.
Oyedele while addressing hundreds of his supporters in Akure said he stepped down for the greater interest of the All Progressives Congress and the citizens of Ondo State.
According to him, the interest of the citizens of the Ondo State are more important than any other thing and promised to work together with Akeredolu for what will benefit citizens of the state.
Oyedele also said his interest is the rebuilding of the APC and unity of the people across the state to ensure economic development.
He assured his supporters that he would not abandon them as he is a man of integrity.