Breaking: Jegede emerges PDP flagbearer for Ondo Guber election

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Eyitayo Jegede, (SAN), has won the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship election ticket.

He emerged winner after he defeated seven other contestants including Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi, who recently defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest for the party’s ticket.

Jegede polled 888 votes to defeat his closest rival, Ondo Deputy Governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi, who garnered 657 votes.

The primary was keenly contested between Jegede and Ajayi.

Jegede was the PDP’s candidate in the 2016 elections but lost to current  Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

The Governor has clinched the APC ticket to contest the October 10 election in the State.

Other aspirants in the race such as National Vice Chairman PDP South West, Dr. Eddy Olafeso polled 175; former Ondo PDP spokesman Banji Okunomo got 90 votes; Ayorinde Olabode garnered 95 votes; Senator Kunlere Boluwaji polled 33 votes, Ebiseni Sola got 29 votes while Godday Erewa scored 14 votes.

A total of 2,111 delegates voted at the primary.

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