NewsOne Nigeria reports that Jegede who is the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, has picked Hon. Gboluga Ikengboju, a member of the House of Representatives, as his running mate.
Jegede settled for Hon Ikengboju after a meeting with critical stakeholders of the Ondo PDP. Hon Ikengboju is currently representing Irele/Okitipupa.
It was learned that the PDP governorship candidate for Ondo 2020 election rejected entreaties to pick one of the aspirants that contested against him at the primary.
Jegede was said to have told those pressuring him that he needed a running mate he could trust.
Some loyalists of the aspirants that lost at the primary said they are waiting for directives to know the next political steps after Eyitayo Jegede picked his running mate.