Ondo Guber candidates of the two front line parties have named their deputies ahead the upcoming elections.
The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) PDP chose former Commissioner for Information in the state, John Ola Mafo as running mate to Mr Eyitayo Jegede SAN.
The Publicity Secretary of the PDP in Ondo State, Mr. Banji Okunomo, who disclosed the choice of Mafo, said the credentials of the candidate qualified him for the position.
According to Okunomo, the decision to pick Mafo was taken by the highest decision body of the PDP in Ondo State.
APC Also Picks Akeredolu’s Deputy
The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has also announced running mates for their candidates.
The party named a former Member of the House of Representatives, Hon Agboola Ajayi as running mate to Mr Rotimi Akeredolu SAN.
The two political parties had submitted names of their deputy governorship candidates to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the deadline for the exercise expired yesterday.