PDP to screen Ondo governorship aspirants March 27


The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has fixed March 27, 2024, for the screening of its Ondo State governorship aspirants.

The Independent National Electoral Commission had earlier fixed November 16, 2024, for the state governorship election.

According to the party’s timetable, the party’s congress where its governorship candidate will emerge will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2024.

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The sale of expression of interest, nomination forms, and Ad-hoc forms commenced on March 7 and concluded on March 21.

The deadline for submitting a completed expression of interest and Ad-hoc forms is March 25.

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The aspirants who purchased the forms are the former state deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, Akinwumi Adeolu, Bamidele Akingboye, Olusola Ebiseni, Kolade Akinjo, Bosun Arebuwa and John Mafo.


The PDP, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, on Saturday, also disclosed that the party appointed former Governor of Ebonyi, Sam Egwu, and Chief Rahman Owokoniran as the Chairman and Secretary of the Ondo State Screening Committee, respectively.


Other members of the committee include Sen. Isa Shuaibu Lau, Chief Emmanuel Ogidi, and Barr. Mrs. Olivia Dazyman, Barr. Tanko Beji, Amb. Mrs. Gladys Ashemuke, and Caroline Akinsete who has been designated as the Administrative Secretary.


“All governorship aspirants, critical stakeholders, leaders and members of our party in Ondo State are to take note and be guided accordingly,” the statement added.



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