The Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has confirmed his running mate in person of Lucky Ayedatiwa ahead of the October 10 gubernatorial election in the state.
Mr Ayedatiwa was announced on Wednesday morning at the swearing-in ceremony of a new commissioner, Idowu Otetubi in Akure the state capital.
Mr Ayedatiwa hails from Ilaje Local government area of the state and was a former representative on the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission. Arakunrin Akeredolu during his announcement said he picked Ayedatiwa after wide consultations with key stakeholders within Ondo State APC as well as APC National body.
He said his running mate possessed verifiable credentials that qualified him for the position. Akeredolu, the APC governorship candidate, will face Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party, and some political juggernauts from other parties come October 10. Photo Credit: Getty