Ahead of People Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) December 9 and 10 national convention in Abuja, former Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko and his former Chief of Staff, Chief Kola Ademujimi, have been elected as national delegates for Ondo West and Idanre local government areas.
The election took place at the party’s local government secretariats across the state.
In Idanre, three delegates were elected for each of the 10 wards and the local government executive members elected Dr. Ademujimi as the local government’s representative for the national convention.
The peaceful election was witnessed by a former Commissioner for Information, Kayode Akinmade, as well as Taye Akinyele and a former chairman of the local government, Marcus Adeoti.
Ademujimi hailed the delegates for displaying maturity and a sense of duty during the election.
He promised to ensure quality representation of the people at the national convention, adding that there was no victor or vanquished in the election.
Ademujimi will be among the delegates to vote for a new PDP National Chairman on December 9 at the party’s national convention.
Other delegates from the state include PDP’s 2016 governorship candidate, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, representing Akure South Local Government Area; Ibukun Lawrence, representing Ifedore Local Government Area; John Ola Mafo, representing Ilaje Local Government Area and Eni Akinsola, representing Okitipupa Local Government Area.
PDP’s national chairmanship slot has been zoned to the South, which comprises the Southwest, Southsouth and Southeast.