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Ondo 2020: INEC Unveils The Name Of The 17 Contestants

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has unveiled the list of 17 candidates and their running mates as well as the parties running for the Ondo State governorship election which is scheduled to hold on October 10

The commission released the provisional list on its website on yesterday.



The parties include the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The incumbent governor; Rotimi Akeredolu will be contesting from APC while the 2016 election runner up Eyitayo Jegede will be representing the main opposition party; PDP.

Though, the party can still substituted any of the candidate before August 18.

Rotimi Adeleye Akindejoye – Accord party

Joshua Oluwafemi Adewole -Action Alliance (AA)

Adeleye Adekunle Peter – African Action Congress (AAC)

Adelegan Adedapo Oluwaseyi – African Democratic Congress (ADC)

Martin Kunle Olateru-Olagbegi -Action Democratic Party (ADP)

Olowoloba Dele – All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)

Aminu Akeem Olanrewaju – Allied Peoples Movement (APM)

Adesanya Olaoluwa – Action Peoples Party (APP)

Okunade Taiwo – Labour Party (LP)

Ojajuni Joseph Eniola – New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP)

Funmilayo Jenyo Ataunoko – National Rescue Movement (NRM)

Babatunde Francis Alli – Peoples Redemption Party (PRP)

Fasua Peter Oyeleye – Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Ojon Dotun – Young Progressive Party (YPP)

Benjamin Jairus Olarotimi – Zenith Labour Party (ZLP)

However, rumour has it that the incumbent deputy governor; Agbola Ajayi may represent the ZLP after he failed to clinch the PDP ticket.



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