It’s Ondo South’s turn to produce gov, group tells PDP


…God told me to recontest—Jegede

By Dayo Johnson

AKURE—A pressure group within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Equity For All Movement, EFAM, yesterday, warned that dire consequences awaited the PDP if it does not consider the South senatorial district for the governorship ticket of the party. 

PDP, Bayelsa
PDP and its colour flags

This came as the 2016 governorship candidate of the PDP, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, signified his intention to contest the seat again in the 2020 election.

The pressure group, in a statement by its Coordinator, Comrade Omotuyole Edamisan Agbede, said: “The governorship ambition of Jegede was an insensitive one, even as it ensures the governorship ticket of the PDP for the 2020 election was given to someone capable from the south.

“While we do not have anything against Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) as a person, we consider his aspiration for the governorship of the state as an insensitive one that can cost our party it’s a much-awaited march to Government…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper