The duo of Eyitayo Jegede, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Agboola Ajayi, candidate of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), have both chosen their running mates ahead of the Ondo governorship election scheduled for 10 October.
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In a post on his Twitter handle on Monday, Jegede announced that he has picked Gboluga Ikengboju as his running mate for the election.
…I am pleased, to announce that Hon. Gboluga Ikengboju will be working with me in seeking your mandate in the October 10, 2020 governorship election. pic.twitter.com/2GrB2bQcrB
— Eyitayo Jegede SAN (@TayoJegedeSAN) August 17, 2020
Ikengboju, a pharmacist, hails from Ikengboju of Ilutitun in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State.
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He is currently the lawmaker representing Irele/Okitipupa constituency in the House of Representatives. He is also the Deputy Chairman in the House Committee on Delegated Legislation.
Similarly, Ajayi, who is the current Deputy Governor of Ondo State, has picked Gboye Adegbenro as his running mate for the election.
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This was confirmed by Joseph Akinlaja, the state Chairman of ZLP, in an interview on Sunday.
“We have picked a running mate; his name is Gboye Adegbenro. He would be announced tomorrow (Monday),” Akinlaja said.
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Adegbenro was a commissioner during the administration of former governor Olusegun Mimiko.
The former commissioner’s name was said to have been sent to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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