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Sheriff sets up another committee for Ondo governorship

26 August 2016, 14:50

Abuja - The factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a 5-man screening committee for the forthcoming Ondo State governorship election, reports Daily Trust.

The committee is expected to screen aspirants who recently bought the expression of interest and nomination forms under the Sheriff's faction.

The committee, led by Yunusa Mohammed, shortly after its inauguration began screening of aspirants who were present at the event held at Maitama, Abuja.

Also read: Jimoh Ibrahim joins Ondo governorship race

The governorship aspirants for the Sheriff’s faction are Jimoh Ibrahim, Bamiduro Dada, Hon. Niran Sule, Hon Sola Ebiseni and Abiye Ademoye.

Recalled that the Ahmed Markafi faction had on Monday nominated former Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, of Ondo state, Eyitayo Jegede as the governorship candidate of the party.

Jegede won 760 votes to defeat the deputy governorship candidate of the PDP in the 2012 governorship election, Saka Lawal, who polled 22 votes, reports News 24

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