Gov Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has been selected by the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to head its campaign committee for the Ondo governorship election.
Naija News reports that the PDP named Zamfara governor, Bello Matawalle as Deputy Chairman and Abdullahi Maibasira is the secretary ahead of the October 10 election.
Other members include serving and past governors, serving and past members of the National Assembly as well as ambassadors.
Also listed are former Ondo Deputy Governor, Omolade Oluwateru; former governorship aspirants, Eddy Olafeso and Boluwaji Kunlere; as well as immediate past chairman of the PDP in Ondo state, Clement Faboyede.
The National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, said the committee will be inaugurated on Friday at the PDP National Secretariat in Abuja.
#ONDO2020: The NWC of our great party, the @OfficialPDPNig, has approved the composition of the Ondo State National Campaign Council for the upcoming October 10, 2020 Guber election. The members are… see below? pic.twitter.com/l7NrxTmOzq
— Official PDP Nigeria (@OfficialPDPNig) August 26, 2020
Eyitayo Jegede, a former attorney-general in Ondo State, is the candidate of the party for the election.
He will be contesting against incumbent, Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP).
Source: Naija News