Zenith Labour Party Candidate and Ondo deputy governor picks former Commissioner for Works as his running mate

Zenith Labour Party Candidate and Ondo deputy governor picks former Commissioner for Works as his running mate

Zenith Labour Party Candidate and Ondo deputy governor picks former Commissioner for Works as his running mate

The Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi and also The Zenith Labour Party has  picked a former Commissioner for Works, Mr Gboye Adegbenro , as his running mate ahead of the October 10 governorship election Adegbenro, an engineer, was a commissioner during the administration of Olusegun Mimiko.

 It was gathered that the deputy governor and the leadership of the party agreed on Adegbenro during a meeting.

The former commissioner ’s name was said to have been sent to the Independent National Electoral Commission in order to beat the final deadline of the commission on Tuesday. The state Chairman of the ZLP , Mr Joseph Akinlaja , confirmed the development on Sunday. 

Ajayi , who formally announced his defection to the ZLP last Friday in Akure after he had resigned from both the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party, is expected to kick- start his governorship campaign any moment from now.
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