The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for Ondo State , Mr Eyitayo Jegede , has picked a member of the House of Representatives , Mr Gboluga Ikengboju , as his running mate .
Ikengboju is representing the Okitipupa / Irele Federal Constituency at the National Assembly.
The PDP candidate , who announced his running on his Twitter handle on Monday , said the choice of Ikengboju was agreed upon after due consultation with the leadership of the party .
He said , “In the task of rebuilding the confidence of our people in their government and in restoring hope for a better life under an administration in Ondo State , and following extensive consultation with leaders of our party , I am pleased to announce that Hon. Gboluga Ikengboju will be working with me in seeking your mandate in the October 10 , 2020, governorship election .
“We will also work with other notable leaders of our great party in different capacities . In this regard , we salute the commitment , conviction , support and understanding of all the aspirants and other leaders of our party. ”