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JUST IN: Akeredolu’s ex-deputy wins Ondo PDP guber ticket

By News Desk

A former Deputy Governor in Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, has become the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate for the 2024 governorship election in the state.

Ajayi was declared the party’s candidate after polling the highest votes during the PDP gubernatorial primary election in the Sunshine State.

Ajayi, a former deputy governor during the first-term tenure of the late Governor Rotimi Akeredolu , beats six other aspirants to get the opposition party’s ticket.

Ajayi was on Thursday declared winner of the indirect primary held in Akure, the state capital.

Ajayi trounced Bamidele Akingboye, Adeolu Akinwumi, Sola Ebiseeni, John Mafo, Kolade Akinjo and Bosun Arebuwa.

Of the total valid votes of 619, Ajayi polled 264, followed by Akinjo who got 157 votes and Ebiseeni who scored 99 votes.

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