👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News
Eyitayo Jegede has successfully clinched the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and will take on Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in the upcoming governorship election in the states.
The former commissioner for justice and attorney-general of Ondo scored 888 votes to defeat the deputy governor Agboola Ajayi who scored 657 votes
Barrister Jegede, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, was the candidate of the PDP in the 2016 governorship election. He lost the election to the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
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