Ondo PDP picks John Ola Mafo as deputy-governorship candidate
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has forwarded the name of Prince John Ola Mafo to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the running mate of Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) in the November 26, 2016 governorship candidate.
This is in line with the directive of INEC that the issues bordering on withdrawal and replacement of candidates would elapse today.
The Publicity Secretary of the PDP in Ondo State, Mr. Banji Okunomo in a statement issued to journalists, said the credentials of Mafo 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.
Mafo was also a former Special Adviser to Governor Mimiko and until his nomination, he is the chairman of the Ondo State Football Agency (ODSFA).
Mafo is also a foundation member of the PDP and a veteran politician from the Southern senatorial district particularly Ilaje local government.