Ondo deputy governor reportedly dumps PDP, joins ZLP

NEWSCASTARS.COM have gathered that the Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi, has allegedly dump the Peoples Democratic Party to join the Zenith Labour Party to contest the forthcoming governorship election.

Ajayi, who lost the PDP primary to Eyitayo Jegede last Wednesday, was said to have held meetings with leaders of the ZLP, as well as the National Leader of the party, who is also a former governor of the state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko.

A close associate of the deputy governor, who spoke on condition of anonymity, on Wednesday, said, “Ajayi has settled for the ZLP to run against Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and the PDP’s candidate, Eyitayo Jegede.”

However the Chief Press Secretary to the deputy governor, Mr Tope Okeowo, said he was not aware of the development.

 

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