An Ex-Speaker of the House of Rep, Dimeji Bankole has emerged as the governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Ogun State on Saturday ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The returning officer, Chamberlain Amadu, disclosed this at a press conference held at the party secretariat located in Onikolobo area of Abeokuta.
He also said the daughter of late Moshood Abiola, the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Aderinsola Abiola, won the primary ticket of the party for the House of Representatives for Abeokuta North/Odeda/Obafemi-Owode Federal Constituency.
He said, “I commended the party for the good conduct of the primaries. The election took place in all 20 Local Government Areas, and the 236 wards, with the participation of all delegates.
“The election was peaceful, fair and credible. So by the power conferred on me as the Returning Officer, I hereby declare the former Speaker House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole as the party’s governorship candidate in Ogun State, in the forthcoming general elections.”