Ondo 2020: Ajayi Picks Mimiko’s Ex-aide As Running Mate


A former Commissioner for Works, Mr Gboye Adegbenro, was on Sunday, in Ondo, chosen as the running mate to the candidate of the Zenith Labour Party and Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi for the October 10 governorshp election.

The state Chairman of the ZLP, Mr Joseph Akinlaja confirmed the development on Sunday.

Adegbenro was said to have emerged as the preferred choice of both the party and the candidate after series of consultations and agreement by the deputy governor and the leadership of the party during a meeting.

Adegbenro, was a commissioner during the last administration of Dr Olusegun Mimiko .

The former commissioner’s name was said to have been sent to the Independent National Electoral Commission.

He simply said, “We have picked a running mate; his name is Gboye Adegbenro. He would be announce tomorrow (Monday).”

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