A former Senatorial Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Tola Alabere, has emerged the Ondo State deputy chairman of the party.
News Nigeria reports that Alabere who hails from Ugbo community under Constituency I of Ilaje council area in Ondo South emerged unopposed on Saturday.
The election was held at the party’s Secretariat in Igbokoda, Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State.
Alabere became the PDP deputy chairman unanimously due to the zoning of the post to Ilaje council area.
Speaking after his emergence, the PDP chieftain promised not to fail party leaders and members.
“I thank you all the party leaders for the confidence you reposed in me to find me worthy of this position.
” I promise to abide by the party rules and will not disappoint you,” he said.
PDP leaders at the congress included Olusola Ebiseni, a former governorship aspirant, John Mafo, a former Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs and Mr Banji Okunomo, a governorship aspirant.