Former Ondo Deputy Governor Wins PDP Governorship Primary Election

A former deputy governor in Ondo state, Ajayi Agboola has won the ongoing People’s Democratic Party governorship primary election in the state.

He polled 264 votes of the 621 votes cast during the contest. 621 delegates across the 18 council areas of the state, elected Ajayi during the contest held at the International Culture and Events Centre (The Dome), Akure.

A former member of the House of Representatives, Kolade Akinjo, came second with 157 votes, while the former Secretary General of the Pan Yoruba Socio-Political Group, Afenifere, Sola Ebiseni came third in the contest with 99 votes.

Other results showed that Akinwummi Adeolu polled 64 votes, Bamidele Akingboye polled 24 votes, former information and orientation commissioner, John Ola Mafo scored 9 votes while a financial expert Bosun Arebuwa scored two votes.

Ajayi will fly the flag of the party in the November 16 governorship election in the state.

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