Eyitayo Jegede, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has won the Ondo State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship election ticket.
Jegede beat seven others, including Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi, who defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight for the party’s ticket.
At the end of the election, Jegede polled 888 to defeat his closest opponent, Ajayi, who polled 657 votes.
Others were Eddy Olafeso- 175, Bode Ayorinde -95, Banji Okunomo- 90, Boluwaji Kunlere -33, Ebiseeni Olusola – 29 and Godwin Erewa – 14
Jegede, who was the PDP candidate in the 2016 election, lost to incumbent Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
Akeredolu clinched the APC ticket to contest the October 10 election in the Sunshine State.