The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, has picked a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Gboluga Ikengboju, as his running mate.
Ikengboju is representing the Okitipupa/Irele Federal Constituency at the National Assembly.
The PDP candidate, who announced his running on his Twitter handle on Monday, said the choice of Ikengboju was agreed upon after due consultation with the leadership of the party.
He said, “In the task of rebuilding the confidence of our people in their government and in restoring hope for a better life under an administration in Ondo State, and following extensive consultation with leaders of our party, 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.
“We will also work with other notable leaders of our great party in different capacities. In this regard, we salute the commitment, conviction, support and understanding of all the aspirants and other leaders of our party.”