The provisional full list of all the governorship candidates and their running mates in the October 10 election in Ondo State is now on display across the state and the website of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The list was posted yesterday by the commission in line with the Electoral Act.
All the candidates are male
On the list are the incumbent, Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who is seeking a second term, and his main challenger, Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The remaining 15 candidates are:
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)
Akeredolu, running mate visit Tinubu
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and his running mate in the October election, Mr. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa yesterday visited APC National Leader, AsiwajuBola Tinubu, in his Ikoyi, Lagos residence.
Akeredolu in a tweet last night said of the visit: “Today, I visited our leader @AsiwajuTinubu and my brother @jidesanwoolu to formally introduce my deputy governor designate and consult with them for the forthcoming election in Ondo State. We are one in @OfficialAPCNg and our party is stronger than ever.”